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

If you are pregnant

  • Not Recommended:
  • If you are nursing

  • Precaution: LOW LEVELS EXCRT, MONITOR INFANT FOR ABNORMAL MOVEMENTS
  • If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Adjust dose according to renal function. Long-acting formulations are not recommended in renal impairment. Neuro/Psych-Higher risk of tardive dyskinesia. May cause sedation, worsen cognitive impairment and increase fall risk. Increased risk of death in senile dementia. Cardiovascular-May cause orthostatic hypotension. Elderly may be more predisposed to drug induced QT prolongation. Gastrointestinal-May cause or worsen constipation. Genitourinary-Urinary retention risk.
  • Pediatric use

  • Severe Precaution: Risks of somnolence, weight gain, glucose, lipid abnormalities. Unknown long term effects on growth and development. Safety and efficacy not established in children age < 12 years.
  • Severe Precaution: Monitor weight and for glucose, lipid abnormalities. Risks include somnolence, akathisia, tremor, dystonia, anxiety, and tachycardia. Unknown long-term effects on growth and development.
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