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vasopressin in 0.9 % sodium chloride intravenous

precautions

What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering vasopressin in 0.9 % sodium chloride intravenous to children or the elderly?

If you are:

Pregnant:

FDB Only When Necessary: CAUTION RECOMMENDED, POSSIBLE OXYTOCIC EFFECT

Nursing:

No Known Risk: QUICKLY DESTROYED IN GI TRACT;UNLIKELY CLINICALLY SIGNIF AMT ABSORBED BY INF

An adult over 60:

Precaution: RISK OF WATER INTOXICATION/HYPONATREMIA

Giving vasopressin in 0.9 % sodium chloride intravenous to a child under 12:

Warning: RISK OF HYPONATREMIA AND WATER INTOXICATION. MONITOR FLUID INTAKE

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