What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Sprycel to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • Not Recommended: CASE REPORTS OF HYDROPS FETALIS & FETAL BICYTOPENIA; TERATOGENIC IN ANIMALS

If you are NURSING

  • Absolute Contraindication: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE; POTENTIAL FOR SERIOUS SIDE EFFECTS

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Elderly are more likely to experience acute heart failure adverse outcomes. Pulmonary-With new onset dyspnea, consider pulmonary edema, pleural effusion, pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Use caution with pre-existing cardiopulmonary disease. Gastrointestinal-Elderly are more likely to experience gastrointestinal bleeding adverse events. Hepatic-Use caution in hepatic impairment associated with aging.

Giving Sprycel to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: Monitor bone growth and development. Risk of epiphyseal delayed fusion, osteopenia, growth retardation, and gynecomastia.

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