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    Lurasidone Tablet

    precautions

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

    If you are:

    Pregnant:

    Possibly Safe: INFANTS EXPOSED IN 3RD TRIMESTER MAY SHOW SIGNS OF EXTRAPYRAMIDAL SYMPTOMS

    Nursing:

    Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE

    An adult over 60:

    management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Higher risk of tardive dyskinesia in the elderly. Anticholinergic effects cause sedation, worsen cognitive impairment and increase fall risk. Increased risk of death in senile dementia. Renal-Do not exceed 40 mg/day for CrCl < 50 mL/min. Cardiovascular-May cause orthostatic hypotension at higher doses. Elderly may be more predisposed to drug induced QT prolongation. Endocrine-Hyperglycemia risk and worsening of diabetic control can occur.

    Giving lurasidone tablet to a child under 12:

    Severe Precaution: Risk of suicidal ideation. Potential effect on growth, development and neurobehavior. No safety and efficacy established.

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