What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Somatuline Depot Syringe to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- FDB Only When Necessary: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA; EMBRYOCIDAL IN RATS AND RABBITS
If you are NURSING
- Absolute Contraindication: MFG DOES NOT REC BREASTFEEDING DURING TX AND 6 MONTHS AFTER LAST DOSE
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Adjust starting dose for moderate to severe renal impairment. Hepatic-Adjust starting dose for moderate to severe hepatic impairment, CrCL < 60 mL/min.
Giving Somatuline Depot Syringe to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established.
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