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Menthol topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Menthol topical is also known as: 4Head, Arjun, Aspercreme Max No Mess Roll-On, Aspercreme Pain Relieving Heat Gel, Bengay Ultra Strength Pain Relieving Patch, Biofreeze, Blue Ice, Blue-Emu Maximum Strength Arthritis, Muscle & Joint Pain Relief, Deep Freeze Cold Gel, Duro-Tuss Cough Lozenges, Flanax Cough Lozenges, Flexall, Gel Glace/Ice Cold, Gold Bond, Happinose, Icy Hot Medicated No Mess Applicator, Icy Hot Vanishing Scent Pain Relieving Gel, Medicated Foot, Nostroline, Perskindol, Strepsils Sore Throat and Blocked Nose, Universel Gel Extra-Fort, Universel Gel Regulier, Valda Pastilles, Youngevity Invision CM

Medically reviewed on June 29, 2017

Menthol topical Pregnancy Warnings

Menthol topical has not been formally assigned a pregnancy category by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Menthol topical is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

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Menthol topical Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of menthol topical into human milk.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Stopain (menthol topical)." DRJ Group Inc, Carlsbad, CA.
  2. "Product Information. Cold & Hot (menthol topical)." Major Pharmaceuticals Inc, Livonia, MI.
  3. "Product Information. BENGAY Pain Relieving (menthol topical)." Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals Group, New York, NY.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Stopain (menthol topical)." DRJ Group Inc, Carlsbad, CA.
  2. "Product Information. BENGAY Pain Relieving (menthol topical)." Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals Group, New York, NY.
  3. "Product Information. Cold & Hot (menthol topical)." Major Pharmaceuticals Inc, Livonia, MI.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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