What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Advair Diskus Blister, With Inhalation Device to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • FDB Only When Necessary: LIMITED HUMAN DATA DO NOT SUGGEST A CLEAR ASSOCIATION FOR DEVELOPMENT TOXICITY.
  • FDB Only When Necessary: CURRENT EVIDENCE SUPPORTS USE OF INHALED CORTICOSTEROIDS FOR ASTHMA TX IN PREG

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: SYSTEMIC PRODUCTS EXCRETED IN RATS; CAUTION ADVISED WITH NASAL ADMINISTRATION
  • Precaution: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA AVAILABLE

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Use caution in severe cardiovascular diseases, particularly coronary insufficiency, since beta-agonists increase heart rate and blood pressure. Endocrine-Use caution in poorly controlled hyperthyroidism or diabetes.
  • management or monitoring precaution: Musculoskeletal-Use with caution in patients with osteoporosis. Decreases in bone mineral density (BMD) has been observed with long-term administration of products containing inhaled corticosteroids.

Giving Advair Diskus Blister, With Inhalation Device to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: Growth velocity may be decreased. Monitor growth and use the lowest effective dose. Reports of throat irritation, ear, nose and throat infections.
  • Severe Precaution: Safety and efficacy not established age<12 years. Do not use for acute asthma. Risk of decreased growth rate.
  • management or monitoring precaution: Risk of decreased growth velocity. Titrate to lowest effective dose and monitor growth
  • Severe Precaution: Risk of decreased growth velocity. Safety and efficacy not established age < 4 years.
  • Severe Precaution: Safety & efficacy not established age <4 years. Not for use in acute asthma attack.

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