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    Lariam Tablet

    precautions

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

    If you are:

    Pregnant:

    Only When Necessary:

    Nursing:

    Precaution: DRUG HAS LONG PLASMA HALF-LIFE. RISK TO INFANT WITH LONG TERM USE UNKNOWN.

    An adult over 60:

    management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Consider use of alternative treatment if elderly patient has depression or other psychiatric disorder, or is at risk for falls. Cardiovascular-May be at increased risk of adverse cardiac events. ECG changes reported

    Giving Lariam tablet to a child under 12:

    management or monitoring precaution: Safety & efficacy not established age< 6 months for treatment of malaria.

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