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    Compazine

    precautions

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

    If you are:

    Pregnant:

    FDB Only When Necessary: NO FDA CATEGORY; NEONATAL COMPLICATIONS( RESP,GI,CNS)W/EXPOSURE IN 3RD TRIMESTER

    Nursing:

    Precaution: LOW AMNT EXCR W/SIMILAR DRUG CHLORPROMAZINE, RESULTING IN INFANT DROWSINESS

    An adult over 60:

    Precaution: (BEERS)(SOM) ANTICHOLINERGIC/LOW BP/EPS. RISK OF DEATH IN DEMENTIA

    Giving Compazine to a child under 12:

    Absolute Contraindication: DO NOT USE IN PEDIATRICS UNDER 2 YRS OF AGE OR UNDER 20 LBS PER MFG.

    Warning: INCR RISK OF EXTRAPYRAMIDAL RXNS; AVOID IF SUSPECTED REYE SYNDROME.

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