What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Lacosamide Tablet to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Not Recommended: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA; CONSIDER MATERNAL BENEFIT VS POTENTIAL FETAL RISK
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA.
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Dose adjustment necessary for severe renal impairment (CrCL<31 mL/min). Cardiovascular-Rare risk of PR interval prolongation, atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter. Neuro/Psych.- Increased risk of falls, avoid with other CNS active medications.
Giving Lacosamide Tablet to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Risk of potential impaired neuronal or CNS development. Safety and efficacy not established age < 14years.
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