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Generic Name
Fluticasone propionate
Trade Name
Flixonase Aqueous nasal spray
Manufacturer
GlaxoWellcome
Risk Category
C
  • Studies on animals show adverse effect and toxicity on fetus.
  • No adequate and well controlled studies done on pregnant women.
  • Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit outweighs the potential risk to the fetus.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • topical corticosteroids
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • In animals , systemic corticosteroid therapy is associated with congenital malformations mainly cleft palate is a split in roof of the mouth, due to failure of two sides to fuse during embryonic development. Could also be a cleft lip, which is a split in the lip">cleft palate.
  • No adequte human data but reported possible association between systemic maternal corticosteroid therapy and cleft palate is a split in roof of the mouth, due to failure of two sides to fuse during embryonic development. Could also be a cleft lip, which is a split in the lip">cleft palate, growth retardation, neonatal cataract and adrenal suppression of the exposed infants in utero.
  • No data about topical corticosteroids in pregnancy.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • See Clobetasol , Triamcinolone , Alclometazone.
  • Unknown excretion into milk.
  • Other Trade Names
     
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