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    flunisolide inhalation

    precautions

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

    If you are:

    Pregnant:

    Only When Necessary: CURRENT EVIDENCE SUPPORTS USE OF INHALED CORTICOSTEROIDS FOR ASTHMA TX IN PREG

    Nursing:

    Precaution: MOLECULAR WT LOW ENOUGH FOR EXCRETION, AMT OF SYSTEMIC ABSORPTION UNKNOWN

    An adult over 60:

    Giving flunisolide inhalation to a child under 12:

    Relative Contraindication: NOT RECOMMENDED IN CHILDREN AGE UNDER 4 YEARS.

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

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