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Is it safe to use clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) while pregnant?

Is it safe to use clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) while pregnant?

Yes: Most skin creams are safe during pregnancy since there is minimal absorption. There are several other treatments for acne that are safe during pregnancy including cleocin, (clindamycin phosphate) differin and oral antibiotics like amoxicillin. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Are oxi or clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) acne pads ok to use while pregnant?

Are oxi or clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) acne pads ok to use while pregnant?

Yes: Those skin cleansers and acne treatments for the skin have little to no absorption systemically. ...Read more

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I am 11 weeks pregnant and suffering from bad pimples . What is safe and effective for me to use as i stay in india. Is clearsil ultra safe to use. ?

I am 11 weeks pregnant and suffering from bad pimples . What is safe and effective for me  to use as i stay in india. Is clearsil ultra safe to use. ?

Effective Rx: Clearasil is an overpriced, gimmicky version of a common anti-acne Rx. While you are pregnant, see whether your physician is good with your using topical benzoyl peroxide plus topical clindamycin. A salicylic acid facial wash might be all you require. Best wishes. ...Read more

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35w pregnant. @ the beginning utilized ocassionally products with salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, and spot 2% hydroquinine. Harm to baby?

35w pregnant. @ the beginning utilized ocassionally products with salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, and spot 2% hydroquinine. Harm to baby?

Pregnant: The products shouldn't harm your baby if you used them intermittently. Hydro quinone is a category C drug which means it has caused defects in animals but not humans ...Read more

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I'm currently using a facewash containing benzoyl peroxide as well as a body spray containing 2% salicylic acid. Is this safe during pregnancy?

Yes: While not extensively studied in pregnancy using the lowest concentrations topically for "spot" treatments of acne shoud be fine. Due to hormonal changes in your body during pregnancy, your skin may be more sensitive; therefore, suspend use of thesevproducts if you notice any redness or irritation. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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Clearasil (Definition)

Clearsil is an acne agent which is a ...Read more