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    Nasal Decongestant (PPA) Tablet

    precautions

    What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Nasal Decongestant (PPA) Tablet to children or the elderly?

    If you are:

    Pregnant:

    Only When Necessary: BROMPHENIRAMINE TANNATE FDA CATEGORY C, BROMPHENIRAMINE MALEATE CATEGORY B.

    Nursing:

    Precaution: INSUFF DATA AVAIL; MOLECULAR WT LOW ENOUGH FOR POSSIBLE BREASTMILK EXCRETION

    Precaution: NOT RECOMMENDED. MAY CAUSE PARADOXICAL EXCITATION/INHIBIT LACTATION.

    An adult over 60:

    management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Anticholinergic effects may cause sedation, worsen cognitive impairment and increase fall risk. Non-sedating agents preferred. Gastrointestinal-May cause or worsen pre-existing constipation. Genitourinary-Best avoided in patients with urinary retention from any cause.

    Giving Nasal Decongestant (PPA) tablet to a child under 12:

    Contraindication: Do not use in pediatrics <6 years of age unless clinician consultation. Avoid using with underlying asthma.

    Contraindication: Possible CNS excitation, convulsions in newborns.

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