What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Whitfields Ointment to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: LIMITED DATA SUG ADV EFFECTS WITH EXPOSURE TO TOPICAL SALICYLATES
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE. NOT RECOMMENDED BY MFR
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Risk for possible acute inflammation or ulceration of the extremities particularly in those patients with decreased circulation to the extremities for any reason.
Giving Whitfields Ointment to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Prolonged use or use on extensive skin areas may lead to systemic toxicity, e.g. hemostatic or metabolic changes.
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