What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Cortisone ACETATE to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Requires a Risk/Benefit Assessment:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: HIGH DOSES MAY CAUSE GROWTH SUPPRESSION, INHIBITS STEROID PRODUCTION.
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 Cortisone ACETATE to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Risk of HPA-Axis suppression. Growth inhibition with chronic use.
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.