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Fluticasone nasal Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Fluticasone nasal is also known as: Flonase, Flonase Allergy Relief, Veramyst

Fluticasone nasal Pregnancy Warnings

Fluticasone nasal has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have revealed evidence of teratogenicity when corticosteroids are administered orally or potent steroids are applied topically. Fluticasone has been shown to be teratogenic when administered subcutaneously at high doses to mice. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Fluticasone nasal is only recommended for use during pregnancy when there are no alternatives and benefit outweighs risk.

Fluticasone nasal Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of fluticasone into human milk. The manufacturer recommends that caution be used when administering fluticasone nasal to nursing women.

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