What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Multaq to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- FDA X (contraindicated):
If you are NURSING
- Absolute Contraindication: CONTRAINDICATED BY MANUFACTURER FOR WOMEN OF CHILDBEARING AGE
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Contraindicated in NYHA Class IV heart failure, recent decompensation with hospitalization or persistent A. fib. Minimize QT prolongation risk by correcting hypokalemia or hypomagnesemia. Avoid in patients with unpaced bradyarrhythmias. Hepatic-Monitor hepatic function for acute liver injury. Contraindicated with previous liver injury with amiodarone. Renal-Monitor serum creatine for reversible increase. Pulmonary-Contraindicated with previous lung injury with amiodarone.
Giving Multaq to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established.
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