What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Hydrocortisone Acetate Suspension to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Only When Necessary: TERATOGENIC IN ANIMALS;CONSIDER TREATMENT BENEFIT VS.POTENTIAL FETAL ADV EFFECTS
If you are NURSING
- No Known Risk: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE; NORMAL CONSTITUENT OF BREASTMILK
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Risk for diabetes, fluid retention, hypertension and osteoporosis. Long term use not recommended if at all possible.
Giving Hydrocortisone Acetate Suspension to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Chronic systemic use may cause growth suppression. Monitor growth rate, blood pressure, intraocular pressure, presence of infection, etc., as for adults.
CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.