What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Millipred Solution to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Only When Necessary: RISK OF DEVELOPMENTAL ABNORMALITIES, AND OROFACIAL CLEFTS
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: LIMITED DATA SUGGEST THAT LOW AMOUNTS EXCRETED W/NO ADVERSE EFFECTS IN INFANT
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Caution in chronic heart failure patients due to sodium and water retention with glucocorticoid use. Endocrine-May cause hyperglycemia or worsen glucose control in diabetics. Longer term use may cause osteopenia or osteoporosis. Neuro/Psych-Avoid in older adults with or at high risk of delirium because of inducing or worsening delirium.
Giving Millipred Solution to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Long term use may lead to HPA-Axis suppression; slowed bone growth, osteoporosis and fractures.