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cantharidin-sal ac-podophyllin topical

precautions

What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering cantharidin-sal ac-podophyllin topical to children or the elderly?

If you are:

Pregnant:

Only When Necessary

FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: SHOULD NOT BE USED DURING ANY STAGE OF PREG

Nursing:

Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE. NOT RECOMMENDED BY MFR

Precaution: INSUFFCIENT DATA AVAILABLE; DRUG IS ABSORBED SYSTEMICALLY.

An adult over 60:

Precaution: POSSIBLE ACUTE INFLAMMATION OR ULCERATION OF THE EXTREMITIES

Giving cantharidin-sal ac-podophyllin topical to a child under 12:

Warning: PROLONGED OR EXTENSIVE USE MAY LEAD TO LOCAL OR SYSTEMIC TOXICITY.

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