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Is ketaconazole cream safe during pregnancy?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
Ketoconazole cream belongs to the fda pregnancy category c, which means possible adverse fetal effects based on animal studies.

In brief: No
Ketoconazole cream belongs to the fda pregnancy category c, which means possible adverse fetal effects based on animal studies.
Dr. Michio Abe
Dr. Michio Abe
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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Ketoconazole Cream
No, would avoid as it is category c.

In brief: Ketoconazole Cream
No, would avoid as it is category c.
Dr. Steven Saunders
Dr. Steven Saunders
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
In brief: Ketaconazole cream
Is pregnancy category c (animal studies showed adverse effects but there are no human studies for data).
Thus, one must weigh fetal risk against maternal benefit. Supposedly there is minimal systemic absorption, but that depends on how much body surface is being treated, how often, & how long. Discuss pro's & con's with ob.

In brief: Ketaconazole cream
Is pregnancy category c (animal studies showed adverse effects but there are no human studies for data).
Thus, one must weigh fetal risk against maternal benefit. Supposedly there is minimal systemic absorption, but that depends on how much body surface is being treated, how often, & how long. Discuss pro's & con's with ob.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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