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Vimovo

precautions

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

If you are:

Pregnant:

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

Only When Necessary: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE

Nursing:

Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE; LOW LEVELS FOUND IN BREASTMILK

Precaution: INSUFFICENT DATA AVAILABLE; SIMLIAR DRUG OMEPRAZOLE EXCRETED AT LOW LEVELS

An adult over 60:

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

Precaution: FRACTURE RISK W/ HIGH DOSE OR PROLONG. USE >1 YEAR. C.DIFFICILE RISK

Giving Vimovo to a child under 12:

Warning: SAFETY & EFFICACY OF COMBINATION PRODUCT NOT ESTABLISHED IN PEDIATRICS.

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