What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Asmanex Twisthaler 220 Mcg (120 Doses) Breath Activated to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • FDB Only When Necessary: ACOG GUIDELINES REC INHALED CORTICOSTEROIDS FOR ASTHMA TREATMENT IN PREGNANCY

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: UNLIKELY CLINICALLY SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT EXCRETED WITH TOP/NASAL ADMINISTRATION

If you are an adult over 60

Giving Asmanex Twisthaler 220 Mcg (120 Doses) Breath Activated to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: May reduce growth rate; monitor growth and titrate to lowest effective dose.
  • Severe Precaution: May cause reduced growth rate. Potential HPA-axis suppression. Safety and efficacy not established age < 4 years.
  • management or monitoring precaution: May cause growth delay. Monitor growth rate and titrate to lowest effective dose.
  • Severe Precaution: Higher doses increase the risk of growth delay and possible HPA-axis suppression. 110 mcg strength approved ages 4-11 years. Titrate to lowest effective dose. Monitor growth rate.

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