What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Betamethasone Valerate Ointment to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Only When Necessary: SYSTEMIC ABSORPTION UNKNOWN;POSSIBLE RISK OF OROFACIAL CLEFTS W/SYSTEMIC USE
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: LEVEL OF TOPICAL DRUG ABSORPTION NOT KNOWN
If you are an adult over 60
Giving Betamethasone Valerate Ointment to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: Risk of HPA-Axis suppression. Growth inhibition with chronic use.