If you are:
Only When Necessary: POSSIBLE RISK OF OROFACIAL CLEFTS;CATEGORY D FOR USE IN 1ST TRIMESTER.
Precaution: OTHER SYSTEMIC CORTICOSTEROIDS EXCRETED; INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA AVAILABLE
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Caution in chronic heart failure patients due to sodium and water retention with glucocorticoid use. Endocrine-May cause hyperglycemia or worsen glucose control in diabetics. Longer term use may cause osteopenia or osteoporosis. Neuro/Psych-Avoid in older adults with or at high risk of delirium because of inducing or worsening delirium.
Giving acetocot-suspension to a child under 12:
management or monitoring precaution: Chronic systemic use may cause growth suppression. Monitor growth rate, blood pressure, intraocular pressure etc. with continued use.