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Mexate-Aq injection

precautions

What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Mexate-Aq injection to children or the elderly?

If you are:

Pregnant:

Absolute Contraindication

Nursing:

Absolute Contraindication: SERIOUS ADVERSE EFFECTS CAN OCCUR, MFR DOES NOT RECOMMEND

An adult over 60:

Precaution: CLOSE MONITORING FOR RENAL/HEPATIC/HEMATOLOGIC/PULMONARY TOXICITY

Giving Mexate-Aq injection to a child under 12:

Relative Contraindication: WARNING W/ BENZYL ALCOHOL: CAUTION WITH IMMATURE RENAL FUNCTION.

Warning: INCREASED NEUROTOXICITY WHEN USED FOR ACUTE LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA.

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