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    Exelon

    precautions

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

    If you are:

    Pregnant:

    Possibly Safe:

    Nursing:

    Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE

    An adult over 60:

    management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Cholinesterase inhibitors may have vagotonic effects on the SA and AV nodes possibly resulting in bradycardia or AV block. Urogenital-May cause bladder outflow obstruction in those patients who are predisposed. Pulmonary-Use with caution in patients with pre-existing asthma or obstructive pulmonary disease. Gastrointestinal-Use with caution in patients with history of or active peptic ulcer disease or GI bleeding. Dose dependent nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.

    Giving Exelon to a child under 12:

    management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established. Manufacturer does not recommend use.

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