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    Desvenlafaxine ER

    precautions

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

    If you are:

    Pregnant:

    Only When Necessary: NON-TERATOGENIC COMPLICATIONS (RESP, GI,CNS) WITH EXPOSURE DURING 3RD TRIMESTER

    Nursing:

    Precaution: NO KNOWN INFANT ADV EFFECTS WITH SHORT TERM TX, LONG TERM CNS EFFECTS UNKNOWN

    An adult over 60:

    management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Recommended dose of 50mg for CrCL=30-50 mL/minute. Endocrine-May exacerbate or cause SIADH or hyponatremia. Monitor sodium level closely when starting or changing dosages in older adults. Cardiovascular-Elderly at increased risk for orthostatic hypotension.

    Giving desvenlafaxine ER to a child under 12:

    Severe Precaution: Possible increased suicidal ideation and attempt. Not approved for pediatric use.

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