What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering QSYMIA to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Not Recommended:
- Not Recommended:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: MONITOR FOR SIGNS OF TOXICITY; MAY CAUSE SEDATION,IRRITABILITY,FEEDING PROBLM
- Precaution: INSUFF DATA AVAIL; MW LOW, EXCRETION POSSIBLE; OTHER AMPHETAMINES EXCRETED
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Decrease dose for CrCl < 70 mL/min. to minimize CNS toxicities. Neuro/Psych-Can cause ataxia, impaired psychomotor function, syncope, and increase risk for additional falls in those predisposed. Vision-Visual field defects have been reported in patients receiving topiramate independent of elevated intraocular pressure. In clinical trials, most of these events were reversible after topiramate discontinuation.
- management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Limited usage data in the elderly. Contraindicated in severe hypertension, coronary insufficiency or peripheral vascular disease. Renal-Urinary excretion of 62-85%. Use caution with renal impairment to minimize adverse events. Neuro/Psych-May worsen insomnia. Ocular-Contraindicated in patients with glaucoma.
Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: Risks include acidosis, hyperammonemia, decreased sweating, attention or memory disturbance, suicidal ideation. Manufacturer does not recommend use in pediatrics.
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