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Pregnancy of Hydrocortisone in details
Application of pregnancy is only possible when the intended benefits to the mother outweighs the potential risk to the fetus, it is recommended to use the minimum dose and short-term therapy. Children whose mothers during pregnancy were receiving hydrocortisone are subject to careful monitoring for signs of adrenal insufficiency.
If necessary, use during lactation should decide on the termination of breastfeeding.
In experimental studies have shown that GCS can cause malformations of the fetus. Currently there is no clear evidence of these data in humans.
There are no data on the excretion of hydrocortisone into human milk. Some corticosteroids are excreted into human milk in small amounts. The manufacturer recommends against the use of pharmacologic doses of hydrocortisone by nursing women.
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