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Octoxynol topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Octoxynol topical is also known as: Koromex Cream, Ortho-Gynol Contraceptive

Octoxynol topical Pregnancy Warnings

Octoxynol topical has not been formally assigned to a pregnancy category by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. A meta-analysis of available studies concluded that no increased risk of birth defects can be attributed to spermicides. Octoxynol topical use is considered safe during pregnancy.

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Octoxynol topical Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of octoxynol topical into human milk. Use of vaginal spermicides has not been reported to cause problems in nursing babies.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. Einarson TR, Koren G, Mattice D, Schechter-Tsafriri O "Maternal spermicide use and adverse reproductive outcome: a meta-analysis." Am J Obstet Gynecol 162 (1990): 655-60
  2. "Product Information. Koromex Cream (octoxynol topical)." Quality Care Products/Lake Erie Medical , Temperance, MI.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Koromex Cream (octoxynol topical)." Quality Care Products/Lake Erie Medical , Temperance, MI.

Further information

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