Mometasone topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Mometasone topical is also known as: Elocon

Mometasone topical Pregnancy Warnings

Mometasone has been assigned to FDA pregnancy category C. Animal studies have revealed evidence of teratogenicity when corticosteroids are administered orally or applied topically. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Mometasone should be used during pregnancy only when benefit outweighs risk.

Mometasone topical Breastfeeding Warnings

It is not known whether topical administration could result in sufficient absorption to produce detectable quantities in human milk. However, systemically administered corticosteroids are distributed into breast milk and could cause growth suppression and/or other adverse effects in nursing infants.

There are no data on the excretion of mometasone topical into human milk. Mometasone topical should be administered cautiously to a nursing woman due to the potential for adverse effects on a nursing infant.

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