What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Apixaban Tablet to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Requires a Risk/Benefit Assessment:
If you are NURSING
- Absolute Contraindication: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA AVAILABLE, ALTERNATIVE IS PREFERRED
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: General-Adjust dose for nonvalvular atrial fibrillation in patient with at least 2 of the following patient characteristics; age > 79 years, body weight < 61 kg, or serum creatinine > 1.4 mg/dL. Renal-Lack of evidence for efficacy and safety with CrCl <25 mL/min.
Giving Apixaban Tablet to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established.
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