What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering SABRIL to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Not Recommended:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: POTENTIAL FOR SERIOUS ADVERSE OUTCOMES; PERMANENT VISION LOSS
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Use caution in elderly at increased fall risk. Anticonvulsants may produce ataxia or impaired psychomotor function. Avoid unless safer alternatives are not available. Renal-Dose adjustment necessary for CrCL<81 mL/min. Start at lower doses to avoid excessive CNS effects. Vision-Boxed Warning: Avoid or use extreme caution in elderly with vision impairment due to well documented progressive and permanent bilateral visual field constriction.
Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: No established safety and efficacy for refractory complex partial seizures age< 2 years. Approved for infantile spasms for age 1 month to 2 years. Risk of severe vision changes and vision loss. Reports of intramyelinic edema, MRI abnormalities, ear infection and acute otitis media in infants and young children. Potential risk of neurobehavioral effects.
- Severe Precaution: Risk of severe vision changes and vision loss, developmental delay, potential risk of neurobehavioral effects. Reports of intramyelinic edema, MRI abnormalities in children under 6 years.
- Severe Precaution: Risk of severe vision changes and vision loss, developmental delay, potential risk of neurobehavioral effects.
Free RX Coupon
Save up to 80% on your prescriptions.
Save up to 80% on your prescription with WebMDRx
You Might Also Like
Are you currently using Sabril?
This survey is being conducted by the WebMD marketing sciences department.
CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.