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    Mucinex Fast-Max Congest-Cough

    precautions

    What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Mucinex Fast-Max Congest-Cough to children or the elderly?

    If you are:

    Pregnant:

    Only When Necessary:

    Only When Necessary: EVIDENCE FOR MALFORMATIONS; CAN REDUCE UTERINE BLOOD FLOW CAUSING FETAL HYPOXIA

    Only When Necessary:

    Nursing:

    Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE; MOLECULAR WT LOW ENOUGH FOR POSSIBLE EXCRETION

    Precaution: ORAL BIOAVAILABILITY LOW; INFANT EXPOSURE MAY BE MINIMAL

    Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE

    An adult over 60:

    management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Elderly are more sensitive to tachycardia and hypertensive effects. May exacerbate symptomatic coronary insufficiency. Genitourinary-May cause urinary retention. Neuro/Psych-May worsen cognitive impairment in some elderly with dementia. Insomnia risk.

    Giving Mucinex Fast-Max Congest-Cough to a child under 12:

    Contraindication: Do not use in pediatrics <6 years of age unless clinician consultation.

    Severe Precaution: No established efficacy for cough and cold products age < 2 years. Do not use unless directed by clinician consultation.

    management or monitoring precaution: Consult clinician for use in pediatrics age < 12 years.

    Contraindication: Risk of CNS excitation. Do not use age <6 years without clinician consult.

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