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when pregnant is topical clindamycin phosphate 1% ok? topical differin (adapalene)?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Most topical medications are not absorbed in enough amount to affect a fetus.That said, these two are ok during pregnancy.
Answered on Nov 21, 2012
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