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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Not Recommended: INSUFF HUMAN DATA; TERATOGENIC AND EMBRYOTOXIC IN RATS AT 3 TIMES MRHD

If you are NURSING

  • Absolute Contraindication: INSUFF DATA AVAIL; BASED ON MECH OF ACTION, POTENTIAL FOR INFANT ADV EFFECTS

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: General-Incidences of peripheral edema (26% vs. 12%) and anorexia (21% vs. 9%) were increased in elderly patients as compared to younger patients in the metastatic melanoma studies.

Giving Tafinlar to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established.

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