What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Not Recommended:
- Not Recommended:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: LIMITED DATA SUGGEST INFANT MAY HAVE GI FLORA CHANGES; REPORTS OF DIARRHEA
- Precaution: DO NOT BREAST FEED IF INFANT IS HYPERBILIRUBINEMIC OR G6PD DEFICIENT.
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Elderly at increased risk of severe adverse reactions if decreased renal and hepatic function.
- management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Increased risk of torsades de pointes. Renal-Patients with severe renal or hepatic impairment may be at increased risk for hearing loss.
Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: Risk of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis following use in infants age < 6 months. Monitor for vomiting, irritability.
- Severe Precaution: Risk of infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis following use in infants age < 6 months; risk especially high for infants age < 14 days. Monitor for vomiting, irritability.
- Severe Precaution: Not recommended in infants under 2 months. May cause kernicterus.
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