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

If you are PREGNANT

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

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE

If you are 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 Latuda to a child under 12

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