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Benzac Pregnancy

(Benzoyl Peroxide)

  • Cream, gel, or ointment
  • Lotion
  • Liquid
  • Topical solution
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Is Benzac (Benzoyl Peroxide) safe during pregnancy or nursing?

The FDA category for this medication is N. It is advised that you: Unknown
Pregnancy

Benzac (Benzoyl Peroxide) pregnancy info from our pharmacists

  • Upsides
  • No info available
  • Downsides
  • Not the best choice if you're pregnant. Benzoyl peroxide is categorized as pregnancy Category C (weigh risks vs benefits) as compared to similar topical medicines that are in Category B (likely safe).
  • Tips
  • No info available
  • Risks
  • No info available
Source: FDA package insert