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pentazocine lactate injection

precautions

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

If you are:

Pregnant:

Only When Necessary: NEONATAL WITHDRAWAL/RESP.DEPRESS. W/CHRONIC OR HIGH DOSE; SMALL TERATOGENIC RISK

Nursing:

Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE, EXCRETED PER MANUFACTURER

An adult over 60:

Contraindication: (SOM)(BEERS) NOT RECOMM.;POOR EFFECTIVENESS;RISK FOR CNS ADV.EFFECT

Giving pentazocine lactate injection to a child under 12:

Warning: SAFETY AND EFFICACY NOT ESTABLISHED IN PEDIATRICS AGE < 1 YEAR.

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