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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Not Recommended:

If you are NURSING

    Sorry, we have no data available. Please contact your doctor or pharmacist.

    If you are an adult over 60

    • management or monitoring precaution: Endocrine-Hypoglycemia risk; monitor closely in diabetes. Musculoskeletal-Risk for tendinitis/tendon rupture increases with corticosteroid use. Cardiovascular-Elderly may be more susceptible to QT-prolongation. Correct electrolytes (e.g. K, Mg). Increased rate of aortic aneurysm and dissection within two months of use, Neuro/Psych-Risk for peripheral neuropathy; may affect walking and increase fall risk. Follow for confusion, anxiety, insomnia. Renal-Adjust dose for CrCL< 50 mL/min.

    Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12

    • Severe Precaution: No safety and efficacy age < 18 years. Risk of tendinitis, CNS stimulation, seizure. Arthropathy seen in animal studies.
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