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Tedrigen

precautions

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

If you are:

Pregnant:

Only When Necessary

Not Recommended: TERATOGENIC; INFANT COAGULATION DEFECTS REVERSIBLE WITH ORAL VIT K

Nursing:

Precaution: LIMITED DATA REPORT INFANT IRRITABILITY AFTER MATERNAL ORAL DOSES

Precaution: SEDATION; INFANTILE SPASMS REPORTED AFTER WEANING FROM BREASTMILK.

Precaution: IRRITABILITY, EXCESSIVE CRYING DOCUMENTED IN INFANTS.

An adult over 60:

Precaution: (SOM)(BEERS) RISKS IN ELDERLY:EXCITEMENT/CONFUSION/DEPRESSION/FALLS

Precaution: MORE SENSITIVE TO CV & CNS EFX; URINARY RETENTION,INSOMNIA

Precaution: (BEERS)(SOM) DECR.CLR;CAUTION: CV/RENAL/LIVER/PEPTIC ULCER/INSOMNIA

Giving Tedrigen to a child under 12:

Relative Contraindication: SAFETY AND EFFECTIVENESS IN PEDIATRICS NOT ESTABLISHED.

Warning: MAY CAUSE HYPERACTIVITY OR PARADOXICAL EXCITEMENT IN CHILDREN

Warning: DOSE FORM MAY BE INAPPROPRIATE FOR THIS AGE RANGE.

Warning: CLEARANCE MAY BE REDUCED AGE < 1 YEAR. ADMINISTER WITH CAUTION.

Absolute Contraindication: DO NOT USE IN AGE < 6 YEARS WITHOUT CLINICIAN CONSULT.

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