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    Lido-Epi With 8.4% Sod Bicarb Syringe

    precautions

    What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Lido-Epi With 8.4% Sod Bicarb Syringe to children or the elderly?

    If you are:

    Pregnant:

    Possibly Safe:

    Only When Necessary: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA AVAILABLE; TERATOGENIC IN ANIMALS AT 25 TIMES THE MRHD

    Nursing:

    No Known Risk: AMOUNT EXCRETED REPORTED TO BE LOW WITH LOW INFANT ORAL BIOAVAILABILITY

    Precaution: POOR ORAL BIOAVAILABILITY AND SHORT HALF-LIFE; UNLIKELY TO AFFECT INFANT.

    An adult over 60:

    management or monitoring precaution: General-May be more sensitive to CNS and cardiac adverse reactions. Consider dose reduction due to reduced clearance in the elderly.

    management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Increased risk of cardiovascular side effects: tachycardia, Neuro/Psych-Increased risk of neuropsychological adverse events.

    Giving lido-epi with 8.4% sod bicarb Syringe to a child under 12:

    Severe Precaution: Risk of systemic toxicity. Monitor for CNS toxicity (e.g. restlessness, dizziness, drowsiness, blurred vision) with prolonged infusion, repeated injections or application. Limited safety data available.

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