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.