What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Not Recommended:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: AMT EXCRETED UNLIKELY TO HAVE CLIN SIGNIF EFFECT; MAY ALTER GI FLORA
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Elderly may be more susceptible to QT prolongation. Caution with concomitant bradycardia, electrolyte disturbance or underlying cardiac arrhythmia.
Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: Risk of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis following use in infants age < 42 days. Monitor for vomiting, irritability. No safety and efficacy for IV formulation in age < 16 years. Oral dose form approved for use from 6 months of age.
- Severe Precaution: Risk of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis following use in infants age < 42 days; risk especially high for infants age < 14 days. Monitor for vomiting, irritability. Safety and efficacy not established.
- Severe Precaution: No safety and efficacy for IV formulation in age < 16 years. Oral dose form approved for use in age 6 months and up.
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