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Only When Necessary: EVIDENCE FOR MALFORMATIONS; CAN REDUCE UTERINE BLOOD FLOW CAUSING FETAL HYPOXIA
Only When Necessary:
No Known Risk: LOW LEVELS EXCRETED WITH LOW RISK FOR ADVERSE EFFECTS IN INFANT
Precaution: ORAL BIOAVAILABILITY LOW; INFANT EXPOSURE MAY BE MINIMAL
Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE
Precaution: LIMITED DATA SUGGEST INCREASED DROWSINESS, AND IRRITABILITY
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Elderly are more sensitive to tachycardia and hypertensive effects. May exacerbate symptomatic coronary insufficiency. Genitourinary-May cause urinary retention. Neuro/Psych-May worsen cognitive impairment in some elderly with dementia. Insomnia risk.
management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Anticholinergic effects may cause sedation, worsen cognitive impairment and increase fall risk. Maximum of 25mg/day. Cardiovascular-May cause orthostatic hypotension at higher doses. Gastrointestinal-May cause or worsen pre-existing constipation. Genitourinary-Best avoided in patients with urinary retention from any cause.
management or monitoring precaution: Hepatic-Elderly are more susceptible to hepatotoxicity. Strict adherence to a maximum daily dose of 3000mg is advised.
Giving Mucinex Sinus-Max DAY-NIGHT to a child under 12:
management or monitoring precaution: Use weight based dosing in children less than 12 years.
Contraindication: Possible risk of CNS excitation, convulsions in newborns.
management or monitoring precaution: Consult clinician for use in pediatrics age < 12 years.
Contraindication: Risk of CNS excitation. Do not use age <6 years without clinician consult.