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    Acetocot Suspension

    precautions

    What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Acetocot Suspension to children or the elderly?

    If you are:

    Pregnant:

    Only When Necessary: POSSIBLE RISK OF OROFACIAL CLEFTS;CATEGORY D FOR USE IN 1ST TRIMESTER.

    Nursing:

    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.

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