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nalbuphine injection

precautions

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

If you are:

Pregnant:

Possibly Safe: NEONATAL WITHDRAWAL/RESP.DEPRESS. W/CHRONIC OR HIGH DOSE; SMALL TERATOGENIC RISK

Nursing:

Precaution: SMALL QUANTITY EXCRETED IN MILK (<1%),NOT LIKELY TO HAVE CLIN SIGNIF EFFECT.

An adult over 60:

Precaution: MORE CNS EFX(CONFUSION/SEDATION/DELIRIUM);ALSO RESP.DEPRESS/CONSTIP.

Giving nalbuphine injection to a child under 12:

Relative Contraindication: MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO EFFECTS AND ADVERSE CNS EFFECTS, RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION.

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