What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Femring Ring, Vaginal to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- FDB Only When Necessary: NOT INDICATED DURING PREGNANCY; NO KNOWN DEV TOX
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: LIMITED DATA INDICATE HIGHER EXCRETION MAY OCCUR W/VAGINAL VS TRANSDERM ADMIN
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: General-Use lowest possible dose for shortest duration and in combination with a progestin as indicated to reduce the risk of endometrial hyperplasia and breast cancer. Low-dose intravaginal estrogen may be used for management of vaginal symptoms (e.g. dyspareunia, recurrent UTIs). Cardiovascular-Avoid with active or history of DVT,PE or thromboembolic disease. Neuro/Psych-Systemic estrogen use demonstrated increased risk for dementia.
Giving Femring Ring, Vaginal to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Not indicated in pediatrics.
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