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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Not Recommended:

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA AVAILABLE; MANUFACTURER RECOMMENDS CAUTION

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: General-Increased risk for hypoxia, respiratory and cardiac arrest in the elderly. Use reduced dosages and administer with extreme caution.

Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Avoid in very low birth weight neonates due to risk of severe intraventricular hemorrhage, periventricular leukomalacia, death. Avoid rapid IV administration due to risk of severe hypotension, seizure. Neonates have decreased drug clearance and may experience profound/prolonged respiratory depression: monitor respiration.
  • Severe Precaution: Respiratory depression risk increases with concurrent opiate use. Use weight based dosing. Monitor closely.

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