If you are:
Only When Necessary: NEONATE COMPLICATIONS (RESP, GI, CNS) WITH EXPOSURE IN 3RD TRIMESTER
Precaution: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA; MANUFACTURER DOES NOT RECOMMEND
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Higher risk of tardive dyskinesia in the elderly. Anticholinergic effects may cause sedation, worsen cognitive impairment and increase fall risk. Increased risk of death in senile dementia. Maximum of 10mg/day. Cardiovascular-May cause orthostatic hypotension at higher doses. Gastrointestinal-May cause or worsen pre-existing constipation. Genitourinary-Best avoided in patients with urinary retention from any cause.
Giving Loxapine to a child under 12:
Severe Precaution: No established safety and efficacy in pediatrics.