Can I take oxiconazole if I am pregnant?

Oxiconazole (Oxistat) is a topical antifungal cream or lotion used to treat certain fungal infections of the skin such as ringworm (tinea corporis), athlete's foot (tinea pedis), jock itch (tinea cruris) and skin yeast infection (tinea pityriasis versicolor).

Oxiconazole has been classified in Pregnancy Category B by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which means that no damage was seen in animal studies and it is unlikely to harm your unborn baby. However, this drug was not tested specifically in pregnant women. As with all drug use during pregnancy, the benefits should outweigh any risk to both you and your baby.

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