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

If you are PREGNANT

  • FDB Only When Necessary: INSUFF HUMAN DATA; ANIMAL DATA DO NOT SUG DEV TOX

If you are NURSING

  • Absolute Contraindication: NOT RECOMMENDED; MAY INHIBIT PROLACTIN SECRETION; EXCRETED IN RATS

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Increased risk for hallucinations in the elderly with parkinsonism. Renal-Total drug clearance is 30% lower in elderly. Use caution in dosing. Cardiovascular-Postural hypotension risk.

Giving Mirapex ER to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established. Risk of compulsive behavior, somnolence.

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