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Dexamethasone nasal Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Dexamethasone nasal is also known as: Dexacort Phosphate in Turbinaire

Dexamethasone nasal Pregnancy Warnings

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

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Dexamethasone nasal Breastfeeding Warnings

Dexamethasone is excreted into human milk. The manufacturer considers the use of dexamethasone to be contraindicated during lactation.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Dexacort Phosphate in Turbinaire (dexamethasone nasal)." Medeva Pharmaceuticals, Rochester, NY.
  2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, Yaffe SJ.. "Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 5th ed." Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins (1998):

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Dexacort Phosphate in Turbinaire (dexamethasone nasal)." Medeva Pharmaceuticals, Rochester, NY.

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