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fluocinolone-hydroquinone-tretinoin topical

precautions

What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering fluocinolone-hydroquinone-tretinoin topical to children or the elderly?

If you are:

Pregnant:

FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: FDA CAT C; FORMAL CONSENSUS LACKING REGARDING SAFE USE OF TOP TRETINOIN IN PREG

Only When Necessary: SYSTEMIC ABSORP UNKNOWN;POSS RISK OF OROFACIAL CLEFTS W/SYSTEMIC CORTICOSTEROIDS

Only When Necessary

Nursing:

Absolute Contraindication: CAUTION SHOULD BE EXERCISED.

Precaution: AMOUNT OF SYSTEMIC ABSORPTION UNKNOWN, CAUTION ADVISED.

Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE

An adult over 60:

Precaution: CAUTION PRE-EXISTING SKIN ATROPHY; PURPURA/SKIN LACERATIONS LIKELY

Giving fluocinolone-hydroquinone-tretinoin topical to a child under 12:

Relative Contraindication: RISK OF HPA-AXIS SUPPRESSION; GROWTH INHIBITION W/CHRONIC USE.

Warning: SAFETY & EFFICACY NOT ESTABLISHED FOR PTS 12 YEARS AND YOUNGER

Warning: SAFETY AND EFFICACY NOT ESTABLISHED AGE < 12 YEARS.

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