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Menthol topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Menthol topical is also known as: ActivOn Arthritis, ActivOn Joint & Muscle, Aspercreme Pain Relieving Heat Gel, Bengay Cold Therapy Gel, Bengay Pain Relief+Massage, Bengay Ultra Strength Pain Relieving Patch, Biofreeze, Blue Ice, Blue-Emu Maximum Strength Arthritis, Muscle & Joint Pain Relief, Cepacol Sore Throat From Post Nasal Drip, Cheracol Sore Throat and Cough, Deep Freeze Cold Gel, Flexall, Gold Bond, Gold Bond Maximum Strength, Halls Mentho-Lyptus Drops, Happinose, Icy Hot Advanced Relief Pain Relief Patch, Icy Hot Power Gel, Icy Hot Vanishing Scent Pain Relieving Gel, Luden's Honey Lemon Throat Drops, Nostroline, Strepsils Sore Throat and Blocked Nose, Sucrets Herbal, Vicks Cough Drops

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Apr 19, 2019.

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. 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.

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

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