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Midol Max St Menstrual

precautions

What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Midol Max St Menstrual to children or the elderly?

If you are:

Pregnant:

FDB Only When Necessary: REPORTS OF MISCARRIAGE,POOR FETAL GROWTH POSSIBLY ASSOC W/HIGH DOSES OF CAFFEINE

FDB Only When Necessary: NO FDA CATEGORY; INCR RISK OF RETROLENTAL FIBROPLASIA SEEN WITH SIMILAR DRUG

Nursing:

Precaution: HIGH DOSES MAY CAUSE HYPERACTIVITY AND WAKEFULNESS IN INFANT.

No Known Risk: LOW LEVELS EXCRETED WITH LOW RISK FOR ADVERSE EFFECTS IN INFANT

Precaution: USE IS NOT RECOMMENDED; MAY CAUSE UNUSUAL EXCITEMENT OR IRRITABILITY

An adult over 60:

Precaution: (SOM)(BEERS) ANTICHOLINERGIC/HYPOTENSION; NON-SEDATING AGENTS PREF.

Precaution: (SOM)STRICT ADHERENCE TO MAXIMUM DAILY DOSE (3000MG) ADVISED.

Precaution: (BEERS) AVOID IN ELDERLY WITH INSOMNIA DUE TO CNS STIMULATION EFFECT

Giving Midol Max St Menstrual to a child under 12:

Warning: USE WEIGHT BASED DOSING IN CHILDREN LESS THAN 12 YRS.

Warning: CAUTION IN SEIZURE DISORD & CV DISEASE/PREM NEONATE WITH RENAL,HEPATIC IMPAIR

Absolute Contraindication: POSSIBLE CNS EXCITATION AND SEIZURE RISK IN NEWBORNS.

Warning: ADVERSE CNS EFFECTS USUALLY MORE SEVERE IN CHILDREN.

Absolute Contraindication: DO NOT USE IN PEDIATRICS <6 YRS OF AGE UNLESS CLINICIAN CONSULTATION.

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