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Spasquid

precautions

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

If you are:

Pregnant:

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

Only When Necessary: IV USE MAY PRODUCE TACHYCARDIA IN FETUS

Only When Necessary: REPORTS OF INFANT ADVERSE EFFECTS INCLUDE TACHYCARDIA, FEVER, LETHARGY

Only When Necessary

Nursing:

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

Precaution

Precaution: TRACE AMT EXCRETED,NOT RECOM PER MFR;NEONATES SENSITIVE TO ANTICHLOLINERGICS

An adult over 60:

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

Precaution: (BEERS) ANTICHOLINERGIC: SEDATION, COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT, GLAUCOMA

Precaution: (SOM)(BEERS) ANTICHOLINERGIC: SEDATION, COGNITIVE IMPAIR., GLAUCOMA

Precaution: (BEERS)(SOM) HIGH ANTICHOLINERGIC RISK: SEDATION/CONFUSION/CONSTIP.

Giving Spasquid to a child under 12:

Warning: MAY CAUSE HYPERACTIVITY OR PARADOXICAL EXCITEMENT IN CHILDREN

Absolute Contraindication: INFANTS ARE MORE SENSITIVE TO ANTICHOLINERGIC AND ADVERSE EFFECTS.

Warning: CHILDREN MORE SENSITIVE TO ANTICHOLINERGIC AND ADVERSE EFFECTS.

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