What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Valtrex to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Possibly Safe: DATA INSUFFICIENT TO EVALUATE RISK/PERMIT DEFINITIVE CONCLUSION REGARDING SAFETY
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: LIMITED DATA SUGGEST LOW LEVELS EXCRETED RESULTING IN NO ADVERSE EFFECTS
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Dose reduction for CLCr<50mL/min. Higher rates of CNS adverse events.
Giving Valtrex to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Safety & efficacy not established age < 2 years.
CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.