What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering MESALAMINE to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Not Recommended:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: METABOLITE EXCRETED IN HIGH LEVELS W/UNKNWN INFANT RISK;FEW CASES OF DIARRHEA
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Monitor renal function as elderly are more sensitive to renal toxicity. Higher AUC and decreased elimination observed. Hematologic-Increased risk of neutropenia or pancytopenia. Monitor complete blood cell counts and platelet counts in elderly patients during treatment.
Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: Safety and effectiveness not established in pediatric patients.
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