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Beclomethasone nasal Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Beclomethasone nasal is also known as: Beconase AQ, QNASL, Vancenase AQ, Vancenase AQ DS

Medically reviewed on October 25, 2017

Beclomethasone nasal Pregnancy Warnings

Benefit should outweigh risk

US FDA pregnancy category: C

Comments:
-Hypoadrenalism may occur in infants born of mothers taking corticosteroids during pregnancy.
-These infants should be carefully monitored.

Animal studies have shown that subcutaneous administration produced fetal toxicity. There are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women on the teratogenic effects from this drug.

US FDA pregnancy category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

See references

Beclomethasone nasal Breastfeeding Warnings

Benefit should outweigh risk

Excreted into human milk: Unknown
Excreted into animal milk: Data not available

Comments: At therapeutic doses minimal effects are expected.

See references

References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Beconase AQ (beclomethasone nasal)." GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC.
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
  3. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0
  4. "Product Information. Qnasl (beclomethasone nasal)." Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, North Wales, PA.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Beconase AQ (beclomethasone nasal)." GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC.
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0
  3. "Product Information. Qnasl (beclomethasone nasal)." Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, North Wales, PA.
  4. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

Further information

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