What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Pyrilamine Mal-Dexbromphen Tan Suspension to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • FDB Only When Necessary: NO FDA CATEGORY; INCR RISK OF RETROLENTAL FIBROPLASIA SEEN IN PREMATURE INFANTS
  • FDB Only When Necessary: NO FDA CAT; LOW RISK, PREMATURE INFANT AT RISK OF RETROLENTAL FIBROPLASIA

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: USE IS NOT RECOMMENDED; MAY CAUSE UNUSUAL EXCITEMENT OR IRRITABILITY
  • Precaution: NOT RECOMMENDED. MAY CAUSE PARADOXICAL EXCITATION/INHIBIT LACTATION.

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Anticholinergic effects may cause sedation, worsen cognitive impairment and increase fall risk. Non-sedating antihistamine preferred. Gastrointestinal-May cause or worsen pre-existing constipation. Genitourinary-Best avoided in patients with urinary retention from any cause.
  • management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Anticholinergic effects may cause sedation, worsen cognitive impairment and increase fall risk. Non-sedating agents preferred. Gastrointestinal-May cause or worsen pre-existing constipation. Genitourinary-Best avoided in patients with urinary retention from any cause.

Giving Pyrilamine Mal-Dexbromphen Tan Suspension to a child under 12

  • Contraindication: Do not use in pediatrics <6 years of age unless clinician consultation.
  • Contraindication: Do not use in pediatrics <6 years of age unless clinician consultation.
  • Contraindication: Possible CNS excitation, convulsions in newborns.
  • Contraindication: Possible CNS excitation and seizure risk in newborns.

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