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risperidone microspheres intramuscular

precautions

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

If you are:

Pregnant:

Only When Necessary: NON-TERATOGENIC COMPLICATIONS (RESP, GI,CNS) WITH EXPOSURE DURING 3RD TRIMESTER

Nursing:

Precaution: SHOULD NOT BREASTFEED DURING TREATMENT AND FOR 12 WKS AFTER LAST INJ PER MFR.

An adult over 60:

Precaution: (SOM)HIGHER RISK OF DEATH IN SENILE DEMENTIA. HYPOTENSION; FALL RISK

Giving risperidone microspheres intramuscular to a child under 12:

Warning: SAFETY & EFFICACY NOT ESTABLISHED AGE< 18 YRS. NOT STUDIED.

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