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    Ampyra

    precautions

    What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Ampyra to children or the elderly?

    If you are:

    Pregnant:

    Only When Necessary: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA AVAILABLE; DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY SEEN IN ANIMALS W/MRHD

    Nursing:

    Precaution: INSUFF HUMAN DATA AVAIL; MOLECULAR WEIGHT LOW; EXCRETION POSSIBLE

    An adult over 60:

    management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Establish creatinine clearance prior to treatment. Dalfampridine is contraindicated for CrCL< 50 mL/min. due to drug accumulation. Neuro/Psych-Seizure risk increases with lower CrCL.

    Giving Ampyra to a child under 12:

    management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established.

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