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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Not Recommended: INTRAUTERINE GROWTH RESTRICTION AND SPONTANEOUS ABORTION HAVE BEEN REPORTED

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE; MOLECULAR WT LOW ENOUGH FOR POSSIBLE EXCRETION

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: General-Consider lower starting doses due approximately 15% higher systemic exposure in the elderly. Cardiovascular-May exacerbate coronary artery disease symptoms; consider increased monitoring. Neuro/Psych-Use caution in elderly with depression.

Giving Nuvigil to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Not studied, not approved for pediatrics. Severe rash observed with modafinil use.

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