If you are:
Only When Necessary:
Only When Necessary: FDA C W/COMBO PROD; POSS RISK OF GASTROSCHISIS/SIA WITH 1ST TRIMESTER EXPOSURE
No Known Risk: LOW LEVELS EXCRETED WITH LOW RISK FOR ADVERSE EFFECTS IN INFANT
Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE; MOLECULAR WT LOW ENOUGH FOR POSSIBLE EXCRETION
Precaution: MAY DECREASE MILK SUPPLY, AND CAUSE IRRITABILITY
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.
management or monitoring precaution: Hepatic-Elderly are more susceptible to hepatotoxicity. Strict adherence to a maximum daily dose of 3000mg is advised.
Giving pseudoephed-DM-acetaminophen tablet to a child under 12:
management or monitoring precaution: Use weight based dosing in children less than 12 years.
Contraindication: Do not use in pediatrics <6 years of age unless clinician consultation.
Contraindication: High risk of adverse CNS effects. Not recommended for use age < 6 years.