If you are:
Only When Necessary:
Only When Necessary: EVIDENCE FOR MALFORMATIONS; CAN REDUCE UTERINE BLOOD FLOW CAUSING FETAL HYPOXIA
Precaution: SOME SYST ABSORPT W/OPHTH USE;POOR ORAL BIOAVAIL,UNLIKELY CLIN SIGNIF EFFECT
Precaution: MAY BE SYSTEMICALLY ABSORBED.
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.
Giving cyclopentolate-phenylephrine Drops to a child under 12:
management or monitoring precaution: Risk of psychotic and behavioral changes. Increased risk with 2% concentration.
management or monitoring precaution: Feeding intolerance reported, therefore hold feeding for 4 hours after ophthalmic examination. Do not use concentration higher than 0.5% in small infants.