If you are:
FDB Only When Necessary: NO FDA CAT; LOW RISK, PREMATURE INFANT AT RISK OF RETROLENTAL FIBROPLASIA
No Known Risk: LOW LEVELS EXCRETED WITH LOW RISK FOR ADVERSE EFFECTS IN INFANT
Precaution: NOT RECOMMENDED. 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 agents preferred. Gastrointestinal-May cause or worsen pre-existing constipation. Genitourinary-Best avoided in patients with urinary retention from any cause.
management or monitoring precaution: Hepatic-Elderly are more susceptible to hepatotoxicity. Strict adherence to a maximum daily dose of 3000mg is advised.
Giving Dologen to a child under 12:
management or monitoring precaution: Use weight based dosing in children less than 12 years.
Contraindication: Do not use in pediatrics <6 years of age unless clinician consultation.
Contraindication: Possible CNS excitation, convulsions in newborns.