What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering QUILLIVANT XR to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • Not Recommended:

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE, LIMITED DATA SUGGEST MINIMAL EXCRETION

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-May exacerbate pre-existing insomnia. Cardiovascular-May exacerbate pre-existing or underlying cardiac abnormality, peripheral vasculopathy. Gastrointestinal-Anorexia may cause significant weight loss.

Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Risk of sudden death: avoid use in patients with underlying cardiac structural abnormality, arrhythmia, cardiomyopathy, other heart problems. Monitor appetite, growth, and behavioral changes including suicidal ideation. Rare risk of priapism. Safety and efficacy not established < 6 years; Per AAP ADHD guidelines, moderate evidence exists that this drug is safe and effective for age > 4 years; weigh risk versus benefit for use.
  • Severe Precaution: Risk of sudden death: avoid use in patients with underlying cardiac structural abnormality, arrhythmia, cardiomyopathy, other heart problems. Monitor appetite, growth, and behavioral changes including suicidal ideation. Rare risk of priapism. Long-term efficacy not established for pediatric patients.
  • Severe Precaution: Risk of sudden death: avoid use in patients with underlying cardiac structural abnormality, arrhythmia, cardiomyopathy, other heart problems. Other risks; growth suppression, behavioral changes, suicidal ideation, new or breakthrough seizure. Not recommended age < 4 years (AAP). Safety and efficacy not established age < 6 years per manufacturer.

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