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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Only When Necessary: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA. DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY SEEN IN ANIMALS.

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: CAUTION ADVISED; EXCRETION IS LIKELY PER MFR

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Adverse event of dizziness or ataxia may increase fall risk. Cardiovascular-Elderly may be at increased risk of rare cardiac conduction abnormality. Hepatic-Not recommended with severe hepatic impairment. Caution with moderate impairment.

Giving Rufinamide Tablet to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established age < 1 year.
  • management or monitoring precaution: Increased risk of multi-organ hypersensitivity drug reaction with eosinophilia in patients age < 12 years. Monitor for rash or fever.

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