What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Oxybutynin Chloride Gel In Metered-Dose Pump to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- FDA B (no known animal fetal risk. Unknown human fetal risk):
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: MAY INHIBIT LACTATION. MOLECULAR WT LOW ENOUGH FOR POSSIBLE EXCRETION.
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: General-Sustained release dosage form is preferred over immediate release. Neuro/Psych-Anticholinergic effects may cause sedation, hallucinations, confusion, worsen cognitive impairment and increase fall risk. High risk of delirium. Gastrointestinal-May cause or worsen pre-existing constipation. Urogenital-Best avoided in patients with urinary retention from any cause.
Giving Oxybutynin Chloride Gel In Metered-Dose Pump to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established in pediatrics.
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