If you are:
Only When Necessary: FDA C W/COMBO PROD; POSS RISK OF GASTROSCHISIS/SIA WITH 1ST TRIMESTER EXPOSURE
Only When Necessary: FDA CATEGORY C IN COMBINATION PRODUCT
Precaution: MAY DECREASE MILK SUPPLY, AND CAUSE IRRITABILITY
Precaution: INSUF DATA; OTHER ANTIHISTAMINES MAY CAUSE IRRITABILITY, DROWSINESS IN INFANT
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: Neuro/Psych-Anticholinergic effects may cause sedation, worsen cognitive impairment and increase fall risk. Non-sedating antihistamine preferred. Gastrointestinal-May cause or worsen pre-existing constipation. Genitourinary-Best avoided in patients with urinary retention from any cause.
Giving Actamine tablet to a child under 12:
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.
Contraindication: Use not recommended age <4 months. CNS excitation and seizure risk in newborns.