What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Fluticasone 55 Mcg/Actuation Breath Activated Powder Inhaler to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- 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
If you are an adult over 60
- 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 Fluticasone 55 Mcg/Actuation Breath Activated Powder Inhaler 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: Potential risk of decreased growth velocity. Safety and efficacy not established age < 12 years.
- 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.
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