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    Panatuss PED

    precautions

    What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Panatuss PED to children or the elderly?

    If you are:

    Pregnant:

    Only When Necessary: ONLY AVAILABLE IN COMBINATION PRODUCTS THAT ARE ASSIGNED FDA CATEGORY C.

    Only When Necessary: FDA C W/COMBO PROD; POSS RISK OF GASTROSCHISIS/SIA WITH 1ST TRIMESTER EXPOSURE

    Possibly Safe:

    Nursing:

    Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE.

    Precaution: MAY DECREASE MILK SUPPLY, AND CAUSE IRRITABILITY

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

    An adult over 60:

    management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Elderly are more sensitive to tachycardia and hypertensive effects. May exacerbate symptomatic coronary insufficiency. Genitourinary-May cause urinary retention. Neuro/Psych-May worsen cognitive impairment in some elderly with dementia. Insomnia risk.

    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 Panatuss PED to a child under 12:

    Contraindication: Not recommended age < 6 years without clinician consultation.

    Contraindication: Risk of CNS effects. Not recommended age < 6 years unless clinician consult.

    Contraindication: No safety and efficacy age <2 years. CNS excitation and seizure risk in newborns.

    Contraindication: High risk of adverse CNS effects. Not recommended for use age < 6 years.

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