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    Lonox Tablet

    precautions

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

    If you are:

    Pregnant:

    Only When Necessary: CATEGORY C IN COMBINATION PRODUCT WITH ATROPINE

    Only When Necessary: IV USE MAY PRODUCE TACHYCARDIA IN FETUS

    Nursing:

    Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE

    Precaution: Effect Unknown

    An adult over 60:

    management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Anticholinergic effects may cause sedation, worsen cognitive impairment and increase fall risk. Cardiovascular-May cause orthostatic hypotension at higher doses. Gastrointestinal-May cause or worsen pre-existing constipation. Genitourinary-Best avoided in patients with urinary retention from any cause.

    management or monitoring precaution: Risk for sedation, worsening confusion, falls, urinary retention or constipation.

    Giving Lonox tablet to a child under 12:

    Severe Precaution: Risk of respiratory and CNS depression, atropinism in Down's syndrome.

    Contraindication: Risk of respiratory and CNS depression. Contraindicated age < 6 years.

    management or monitoring precaution: Monitor for respiratory and CNS depression, atropinism in Down's syndrome.

    management or monitoring precaution: Infants and children are more sensitive to anticholinergic and adverse effects.

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