If you are:
Only When Necessary:
Precaution: USE WITH CAUTION. MAY CAUSE PARADOXICAL EXCITATION/INHIBIT LACTATION.
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Anticholinergic effects may cause sedation, worsen cognitive impairment and increase fall risk. Non-sedating agent preferred. Gastrointestinal-May cause or worsen pre-existing constipation. Genitourinary-Best avoided in patients with urinary retention from any cause.
Giving PALGIC to a child under 12:
Contraindication: Risk of paradoxical CNS excitation, seizure. Contraindicated age < 2 years.
management or monitoring precaution: May cause CNS excitation or depression. Monitor for decreased mental alertness, hallucinations, seizures.