What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Desonide-Emollient Combo.#30 Kit, Ointment And Lotion, Emollient to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • FDB Only When Necessary: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA AVAILABLE

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: AMT OF SYSTEMIC ABSORPTION UNKNOWN, CAUTION ADVISED.

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Skin-Pre-existing skin atrophy increases risk of purpura and skin lacerations.

Giving Desonide-Emollient Combo.#30 Kit, Ointment And Lotion, Emollient to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: No safety and efficacy age < 6 months. There is a presumptive risk of gasping syndrome in neonates. This presumed risk is based on several 1982 case report series where premature neonates, receiving injections containing benzyl alcohol preservative, developed a frequently fatal "gasping syndrome" and metabolic acidosis. Plasma levels from 5% topical benzyl alcohol in children using short contact times (<30 minutes), were 37 fold lower than previously reported using injectable.
  • Severe Precaution: Risk of HPA-Axis suppression. Growth inhibition with chronic use.

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