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Durahistine-D

precautions

What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Durahistine-D to children or the elderly?

If you are:

Pregnant:

FDB Only When Necessary: EVIDENCE FOR MALFORMATIONS; CAN REDUCE UTERINE BLOOD FLOW CAUSING FETAL HYPOXIA.

Only When Necessary: INSUFFIECIENT HUMAN & ANIMAL DATA. FDA CATEGORY C IN MULTI-INGREDIENT PRODUCTS

FDB Only When Necessary: ANTIHIST USE LAST 2 WKS OF PREG ASSOC W/RETROLENTAL FIBROPLASIA IN PREMATURE INF

FDB Only When Necessary: NO FDA CATEGORY; INCR RISK OF RETROLENTAL FIBROPLASIA SEEN WITH SIMILAR DRUG

Nursing:

Precaution: INSUFF DATA AVAIL; MOLECULAR WT LOW ENOUGH FOR POSSIBLE BREASTMILK EXCRETION

Precaution: USE IS NOT RECOMMENDED; MAY CAUSE UNUSUAL EXCITEMENT OR IRRITABILITY

Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAIL. MAY POSSIBLY CAUSE SEDATION/ANTIMUSCARINIC EFFECTS.

Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE.

An adult over 60:

Precaution: (SOM)(BEERS) ANTICHOLINERGIC/HYPOTENSION; NON-SEDATING AGENTS PREF.

Precaution: (BEERS) ANTICHOLINERGIC/HYPOTENSION; NON-SEDATING AGENTS PREFERRED

Precaution: HYPOTENSION, HYPEREXCITABILITY, ANTICHOLINERGIC SIDE EFFECTS LIKELY

Giving Durahistine-D to a child under 12:

Absolute Contraindication: POSSIBLE CNS EXCITATION, CONVULSIONS IN NEWBORNS.

Absolute Contraindication: POSSIBLE CNS EXCITATION AND SEIZURE RISK IN NEWBORNS.

Absolute Contraindication: DO NOT USE IN PEDIATRICS <6 YRS OF AGE UNLESS CLINICIAN CONSULTATION.

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