What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Cardene I.V. Solution, Intravenous Piggyback to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • Only When Necessary:

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: LIMITED DATA SUGGEST MINIMAL AMOUNT EXCRETED W/NO RESULTING INFANT ADV EFFECT

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Elderly with moderate renal dysfunction may have elevated serum concentrations of nicardipine. Follow blood pressure closely. Hepatic-Elderly with hepatic dysfunction or decreased hepatic blood flow may have elevated serum concentrations of nicardipine. Follow blood pressure closely. Gastrointestinal-May cause constipation or exacerbation of pre-existing constipation. Cardiovascular-May cause peripheral edema in the elderly.

Giving Cardene I.V. Solution, Intravenous Piggyback to a child under 12

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