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mafenide topical

precautions

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

If you are:

Pregnant:

Only When Necessary

Nursing:

Precaution: DO NOT BREAST FEED IF INFANT IS HYPERBILIRUBINEMIC OR G6PD DEFICIENT.

An adult over 60:

Giving mafenide topical to a child under 12:

Absolute Contraindication: NOT RECOMMENDED IN INFANTS UNDER 2 MONTHS. MAY CAUSE KERNICTERUS.

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