If you are:
Only When Necessary:
Possibly Safe: CURRENT EVIDENCE SUPPORTS USE OF INHALED CORTICOSTEROIDS FOR ASTHMA TX IN PREG
Precaution: REPORTED AMOUNT IN BREASTMILK < 1% OF MATERNAL DOSE W/ INHALATION.
Precaution: EXCRET IN RAT STUDIES;LOW PLASMA LEVELS,AMT EXCRET UNLIKELY TO BE CLIN SIGNIF
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Use caution in severe cardiovascular diseases (e.g. coronary insufficiency, aneurysm) since beta-agonists increase heart rate and blood pressure. Endocrine-Use caution in poorly controlled hyperthyroidism or diabetes.
Giving Symbicort HFA Aerosol with Adapter to a child under 12:
Severe Precaution: Safety and efficacy not established age<12 years. Do not use for acute asthma. Risk of decreased growth rate.
management or monitoring precaution: May reduce growth velocity, monitor growth rate. Not for acute asthma event. Titrate to lowest effective dose.
Severe Precaution: Risk of decreased growth rate. Safety and efficacy not established age<6 years.
management or monitoring precaution: May reduce growth rate; monitor growth and use lowest effective dose.