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Bromphen DC

precautions

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

If you are:

Pregnant:

Only When Necessary: NEONATAL WITHDRAWAL/RESP.DEPRESS. W/CHRONIC OR HIGH DOSE; SMALL TERATOGENIC RISK

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

Only When Necessary: BROMPHENIRAMINE TANNATE FDA CATEGORY C, BROMPHENIRAMINE MALEATE CATEGORY B.

Nursing:

Precaution: CNS/RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION,APNEA POSSIBLE;CAUTION W/ FAST CYP2D6 METABOLIZER

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

Precaution: NOT RECOMMENDED. MAY CAUSE PARADOXICAL EXCITATION/INHIBIT LACTATION.

An adult over 60:

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

Precaution: (SOM)RISKS:HYPOTENSION/RESP.DEPRESS/URINARY RET./CONFUSION/CONSTIP.

Giving Bromphen DC to a child under 12:

Absolute Contraindication: POSSIBLE CNS EXCITATION, CONVULSIONS IN NEWBORNS.

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

Relative Contraindication: RESPIRATORY DEPRES.;CONTRAINDICATED IN RAPID METABOLIZERS W/ OBS. SLEEP APNEA

Warning: RAPID METABOLIZERS AT INCR. RISK FOR SOMNOLENCE, RESP. DEPRESSION, CONFUSION

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