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    Sulfacetamide-Fluorometholone Drops, Suspension

    precautions

    What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Sulfacetamide-Fluorometholone Drops, Suspension to children or the elderly?

    If you are:

    Pregnant:

    Only When Necessary: SYSTEMIC ABSORP UNKNOWN;POSS RISK OF OROFACIAL CLEFTS W/SYSTEMIC CORTICOSTEROIDS

    Only When Necessary: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA

    Nursing:

    Precaution: ABSORP UNKNOWN;KERNICTERUS RISK IN NEWBORN;SULFAS NOT REC IF G6PD DEF INFANT

    Precaution: AMOUNT OF SYSTEMIC ABSORPTION UNKNOWN, CAUTION ADVISED.

    An adult over 60:

    management or monitoring precaution: Use caution with underlying glaucoma. Frequent ophthalmic exams recommended. Rare risk of cataract formation.

    Giving sulfacetamide-fluorometholone Drops, Suspension to a child under 12:

    management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established age < 2 months.

    management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy below the age of 2 years not established.

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