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isoniazid-rifamp-pyrazinamide

precautions

What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering isoniazid-rifamp-pyrazinamide to children or the elderly?

If you are:

Pregnant:

Only When Necessary: ORAL VITAMIN K MAY LOWER NEONATAL HEMORRHAGE RISK FROM VITAMIN K DEFICIENCY

Only When Necessary

Nursing:

Precaution: LIMITED DATA SUGGEST LOW LEVELS EXCRETED IN MILK

Precaution: MONITOR INFANT FOR HEPATOTOXICITY AND NEURITIS

Precaution: USE WITH CAUTION, CONSIDER RISK-BENEFIT.

An adult over 60:

Precaution: HIGHEST INCIDENCE OF HEPATITIS IN PATIENTS OVER 50

Giving isoniazid-rifamp-pyrazinamide to a child under 12:

Warning: SUPPLEMENT PYRIDOXINE IF INFANT IS BREASTFED EXCLUSIVELY.

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