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IC400

precautions

What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering IC400 to children or the elderly?

If you are:

Pregnant:

FDB Only When Necessary: REPORTS OF MISCARRIAGE,POOR FETAL GROWTH POSSIBLY ASSOC W/HIGH DOSES OF CAFFEINE

Not Recommended: PREMATURE CLOSURE OF DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS;FDA C BEFORE 30WKS,EARLY MISCARRIAGE RISK

Nursing:

Precaution: HIGH DOSES MAY CAUSE HYPERACTIVITY AND WAKEFULNESS IN INFANT.

No Known Risk

No Known Risk: LOW LEVELS IN BREAST MILK, WITH NO KNOWN RESULTING ADVERSE EFFECT ON INFANT

An adult over 60:

Precaution: (SOM)(BEERS) RISK OF SERIOUS/FATAL GI BLEED,ULCER; CV/RENAL ADV.EFX

Precaution: (BEERS) AVOID IN ELDERLY WITH INSOMNIA DUE TO CNS STIMULATION EFFECT

Giving IC400 to a child under 12:

Warning: CAUTION IN SEIZURE DISORD & CV DISEASE/PREM NEONATE WITH RENAL,HEPATIC IMPAIR

Warning: SAFETY AND EFFICACY FOR CHILDREN LESS THAN 6 MONTHS NOT ESTABLISHED.

Warning: ADVERSE CNS EFFECTS USUALLY MORE SEVERE IN CHILDREN.

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