What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering LOVASTATIN to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Not Recommended:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: CONTRAINDICATED PER MFR;EXCRETED IN RAT STUDIES,POTENTIAL SEV ADVERSE EFFECTS
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Higher incidence of myopathy or rhabdomyolysis particularly with renal disease. Use with caution for CLCr < 30mL/minute. Hepatic-Obtain LFTs before the initiation of treatment, at 6 and 12 weeks after initiation of therapy or elevation of dose, and periodically thereafter (e.g., semiannually).
Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: Manufacturer recommends post-menarche females be counseled on appropriate contraception. Monitor for myopathy, liver function.
- Severe Precaution: Not studied in prepubertal girls or patients less than 10 years of age.
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