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4-Way Menthol nasal

precautions

What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering 4-Way Menthol nasal to children or the elderly?

If you are:

Pregnant:

FDB Only When Necessary: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE

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

Nursing:

Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE.

Precaution: ORAL BIOAVAILABILITY LOW; INFANT EXPOSURE MAY BE MINIMAL

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

An adult over 60:

Precaution: (SOM)(BEERS) MORE SENSITIVE TO CV & CNS EFX; URINARY RET.,INSOMNIA.

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

Giving 4-Way Menthol nasal to a child under 12:

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

Relative Contraindication: RISK OF CNS EXCITATION. DO NOT USE AGE <6 YEARS WITHOUT CLINICIAN CONSULT.

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