What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering TUMS DUAL ACTION to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Not Recommended:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: POOR GI ABSORPTION
- Precaution: LIMITED DATA SUGGEST LOW AMOUNTS EXCRETED, WITH NO RESULTING EFFECT ON INFANT
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Avoid in older adults with or at high risk of delirium because of inducing or worsening delirium. Avoid in elderly with dementia or cognitive impairment. Renal-Dose adjustment may be required for CrCL<50 mL/min. to minimize CNS effects (e.g., mental status changes).
Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: Not recommended as an antacid age < 2 years.
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