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Asmanex Twisthaler inhalation

precautions

What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Asmanex Twisthaler 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: UNLIKELY CLINICALLY SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT EXCRETED WITH TOP/NASAL ADMINISTRATION

An adult over 60:

Giving Asmanex Twisthaler inhalation to a child under 12:

Warning: HIGHER DOSES INCREASE RISK OF GROWTH DELAY. 110 MCG STR. APPROVED AGE 4-11YRS

Warning: MAY REDUCE GROWTH RATE; MONITOR GROWTH AND TITRATE TO LOWEST EFFECTIVE DOSE.

Relative Contraindication: NO SAFETY AND EFFICACY. MAY CAUSE REDUCED GROWTH RATE. RISK OF HPA-AXIS SUPPR

Warning: MAY CAUSE GROWTH DELAY. MONITOR GROWTH RATE. USE LOWEST EFFECTIVE DOSE.

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