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enalapril-hydrochlorothiazide

precautions

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

If you are:

Pregnant:

Not Recommended: FETAL DEATH/MORBIDITY W/USE IN 2ND & 3RD TRIMESTER, STOP WHEN PREGNANCY DETECTED

Possibly Safe: NOT RECOMMENDED IN PRE-ECLAMPSIA AND OTHER PREGNANCY-INDUCED HYPERTENSION.

Nursing:

Precaution: LIMITED DATA SUGGEST MINIMAL EXCRETION RESULTING IN NO ADV EFFECTS IN INFANT

Precaution: LIMITED AMOUNTS EXCRETED WITH NO KNOWN ADVERSE EFFECTS IN INFANT.

An adult over 60:

Precaution: (SOM)SENSITIVE TO BP/ELECTROLYTE EFX; NOT EFFECTIVE CRCL <30 ML/MIN.

Precaution: (SOM)MONITOR FOR HYPOTENSION, RENAL IMPAIRMENT, HYPERKALEMIA.

Giving enalapril-hydrochlorothiazide to a child under 12:

Relative Contraindication: NOT RECOMMENDED IN NEONATES OR WITH CRCL <30ML/MIN.

Warning: NO PEDIATRIC SAFETY AND EFFICACY DATA FOR COMBINATION PRODUCT.

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