What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Duragal-S Tablet to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • Not Recommended: TERATOGENIC; INFANT COAGULATION DEFECTS REVERSIBLE WITH ORAL VIT K
  • Only When Necessary:
  • Absolute Contraindication:

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: SEDATION; INFANTILE SPASMS REPORTED AFTER WEANING FROM BREASTMILK.
  • Absolute Contraindication: ADVERSE EFFECTS REPORTED IN NEONATES
  • Precaution: MAY INHIBIT LACTATION. AVOID CHRONIC USE.

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Risks for confusion, excitability or depression, and increased fall incidence.
  • management or monitoring precaution: More likely to experience complications such as induced hypothermia and ischemia.
  • 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.

Giving Duragal-S Tablet to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: May cause hyperactivity or paradoxical excitement in children

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