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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Not Recommended:

If you are NURSING


If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Generally not recommended in the elderly. Risk for worsening cognitive impairment. Cardiovascular-May exacerbate pre-existing hypertension or coronary insufficiency, or cause peripheral vasculopathy. Gastrointestinal-Anorexia may cause significant weight loss.

Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Reports of weight loss, slowed growth rate, behavioral changes including suicidal ideation. No safety and efficacy established age < 6 years.
  • Severe Precaution: Warning with cardiac disease or defects: monitor weight, growth rate, behavioral changes including suicidal ideation.

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