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Versed

precautions

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

If you are:

Pregnant:

Not Recommended: INSUFF HUMAN DATA; POSSIBLE RISK OF CONGENITAL MALFORMATIONS W/ BENZODIAZEPINES

Nursing:

Precaution: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA AVAILABLE; MANUFACTURER RECOMMENDS CAUTION

An adult over 60:

Precaution: RISK OF HYPOXIA,RESP/CARDIAC ARREST:REDUCE DOSE/ADMINISTER W/CAUTION

Giving Versed to a child under 12:

Warning: USE WEIGHT BASED DOSING. RISK OF RESP. DEPRESSION W/ CONCURRENT OPIATE USE.

Relative Contraindication: INCR. RISK OF: HYPOTENSION; SEIZURE W/ RAPID INJECTION. DECREASED CLEARANCE.

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