What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Fluorometholone (Ophth) Suspension to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Requires a Risk/Benefit Assessment:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: AMOUNT OF SYSTEMIC ABSORPTION UNKNOWN, CAUTION ADVISED.
If you are an adult over 60
- Management or Monitoring Precaution: Use caution with underlying glaucoma. Frequent ophthalmic exams recommended. Rare risk of cataract formation.
Giving Fluorometholone (Ophth) Suspension to a child under 12
- Management or Monitoring Precaution: Safety and efficacy below the age of 2 years not established.
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