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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Contraindicated:
  • FDA C (unknown human fetal risk; assess risk/benefit):

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: HIGH DOSES MAY CAUSE HYPERACTIVITY AND WAKEFULNESS IN INFANT.
  • Absolute Contraindication: ONE REPORT OF METABOL ACIDOSIS W/ASA;RISK OF REYE'S SYN W/VIRAL ILLNESS/FEVER

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: General-Elderly have a higher incidence of systemic toxicities. Dose reduction may be needed.

Giving Diurex to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: Adverse CNS effects (e.g. insomnia, restlessness, nervousness, and mild delirium) may be more severe in children.
  • Severe Precaution: Do not use in viral illness (influenza, varicella) due to possible increased risk of Reye syndrome. Consult clinician prior to use.
  • management or monitoring precaution: Caution in infants with seizure disorder, cardiovascular disease, renal impairment, or hepatic impairment.

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