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Emsam transdermal

precautions

What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Emsam transdermal to children or the elderly?

If you are:

Pregnant:

Only When Necessary

Nursing:

Precaution: USE WITH CAUTION. EXCR IN RATS WITH MILK LEVELS HIGHER THAN MATERNAL PLASMA.

An adult over 60:

Precaution: (SOM)LOW BP/SYNCOPE, INSOMNIA;HIGHER RISK OF RASH IN >50YO.

Giving Emsam transdermal to a child under 12:

Relative Contraindication: POSSIBLE INCR. SUICIDAL IDEATION & ATTEMPT IN PEDS. W/MAJOR DEPRESSION

Relative Contraindication: NOT APPROVED. INCR. RISK OF HYPERTENSIVE CRISIS, SUICIDAL IDEATION.

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