What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Trandolapril-Verapamil ER to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • Only When Necessary:
  • FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: FETAL DEATH/MORBIDITY W/USE IN 2ND & 3RD TRIMESTER, STOP WHEN PREGNANCY DETECTED

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: EXCRETED IN RATS; INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA AVAILABLE; MFR DOES NOT REC
  • No Known Risk: LIMITED DATA SUGGEST INFANT LEVELS ARE LOW WITH NO RESULTING ADVERSE EFFECTS

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Elderly are more sensitive to blood pressure lowering effects and may have lower drug clearance. Start at lower doses and titrate upward more slowly. Peripheral edema may be common. Gastrointestinal-may cause or worsen pre-existing constipation.
  • management or monitoring precaution: General-Monitor for increased serum creatinine or hyperkalemia. Cardiovascular-Monitor for hypotension.

Giving Trandolapril-Verapamil ER to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established.
  • management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy of oral dose form not established. Dosing guidelines available.

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