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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Not Recommended:

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: INSUFF HUMAN DATA; MANUFACTURER DOES NOT RECOMMEND

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Boxed Warning-Increased mortality in elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis. Not approved for treatment of dementia-related psychosis. Cardiovascular-Orthostatic hypotension more likely in the elderly. QT prolongation risk. Metabolic changes from atypical antipsychotics may increase cardiovascular/cerebrovascular risk. Endocrine-May unmask or worsen diabetes. Hyperprolactinemia may occur due to dopamine D2 blockade.

Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Safety and efficacy not evaluated age < 10 years.
  • Severe Precaution: Monitor growth. Supervise behavior of high risk patients.

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