What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering BETAMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Not Recommended:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: LEVEL OF TOPICAL DRUG ABSORPTION NOT KNOWN
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Skin-Pre-existing skin atrophy increases risk of purpura and skin lacerations.
Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: Risk of HPA-Axis suppression, slowed growth, delayed weight gain, and intracranial hypertension with continued use. No safety and efficacy age < 18 years.
- Severe Precaution: Risk of HPA-axis suppression, slowed growth, delayed weight gain, and intracranial hypertension, especially with prolonged use.
- Severe Precaution: Not recommended for ages < 13 years. Risk of HPA-axis suppression, slowed growth, delayed weight gain, and intracranial hypertension, especially with prolonged use.
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