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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Only When Necessary:

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: POTENTIAL ADVERSE EFFECTS TO INFANT.

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Risk for orthostatic hypotension, falls. Caution with conduction abnormalities. Neuro/Psych-Risk of somnolence, fatigue.

Giving Kapvay to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: No safety and efficacy age < 6 years.
  • management or monitoring precaution: More sensitive to effects of CNS depression. Rare reports of hallucinations, prolonged QT interval.

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