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Oxiconazole topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Oxiconazole topical is also known as: Oxistat

Medically reviewed on Feb 20, 2018

Oxiconazole topical Pregnancy Warnings

This drug should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed.

US FDA pregnancy category: B

Animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of fetal harm; rabbits, rats, and mice were administered oral doses up to 100, 150, and 200 mg/kg/day (57, 40, and 27 times the human dose based on mg/m2), respectively. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy.

US FDA pregnancy category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

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Oxiconazole topical Breastfeeding Warnings

Caution is recommended.

Excreted into human milk: Yes

Comments:
-The effects in the nursing infant are unknown; low risk is expected (less than 1% absorbed after topical use).
-Application to the nipple area should be avoided; the infant's skin should not come into direct contact with skin that has been treated.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Oxistat (oxiconazole)." Glaxo Wellcome, Research Triangle Park, NC.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. United States National Library of Medicine "Toxnet. Toxicology Data Network. Available from: URL: http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?LACT." ([cited 2013 -]):
  2. "Product Information. Oxistat (oxiconazole)." Glaxo Wellcome, Research Triangle Park, NC.

Further information

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