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ondansetron HCl (PF) in dextrose intravenous

precautions

What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering ondansetron HCl (PF) in dextrose intravenous to children or the elderly?

If you are:

Pregnant:

Possibly Safe: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA AVAILABLE; NO DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY SEEN IN ANIMALS

Nursing:

Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE; RAT STUDIES SUGGEST EXCRETION OCCURS

An adult over 60:

Precaution: QT AND EPS RISK WITH HIGHER IV DOSES.

Giving ondansetron HCl (PF) in dextrose intravenous to a child under 12:

Warning: LONGER HALF-LIFE IN AGE < 4 MONTHS. MONITOR CLOSELY.

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