What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering TIZANIDINE HCL to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Not Recommended:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: USE CAUTION, EXCRETION EXPECTED DUE TO LIPID SOLUBILITY.
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Four-fold lower clearance in the elderly. Central alpha-adrenergic agonist activity can lead to orthostatic hypotension and falls. High incidence of sedation and cognitive impairment.
Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: Safety and efficacy not established.
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