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    Maxitrol ophthalmic

    precautions

    What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Maxitrol ophthalmic to children or the elderly?

    If you are:

    Pregnant:

    Possibly Safe

    Only When Necessary: NO SINGLE INGREDIENT DATA. FDA CATEGORY C IN COMBINATION PRODUCT.

    Only When Necessary: RISK OF OROFACIAL CLEFTS ASSOCIATED WITH CORTICOSTEROID USE IN 1ST TRIMESTER

    Nursing:

    Precaution

    Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE

    Precaution: OTHER CORTICOSTEROIDS EXCRETED IN TRACE AMOUNTS, POTENTIAL FOR ADV EFFECTS

    An adult over 60:

    Precaution: CATARACTS/DIABETES/GLAUCOMA REQUIRE FREQUENT OPHTHALMIC EXAMS

    Giving Maxitrol ophthalmic to a child under 12:

    Warning: NO SAFETY AND EFFICACY. USE WITH OPHTHALMOLOGIST CONSULT ONLY.

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