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Norfranil

precautions

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

If you are:

Pregnant:

FDB Only When Necessary: NO FDA CATEGORY; CASE REPORTS SUGGEST MALFORMATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH USE

Nursing:

Precaution: AMOUNT EXCRETED MINIMAL; INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAIL FOR INFANT ADVERSE EFFECTS

An adult over 60:

Precaution: (SOM)(BEERS) HYPOTENSION, SEDATION, FALLS, ANTICHOLINERGIC & CV EFX

Giving Norfranil to a child under 12:

Relative Contraindication: POSSIBLE INCR. SUICIDAL IDEATION & ATTEMPT IN PEDS. W/MAJOR DEPRESSION.

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