What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Meloxicam Submicronized Capsule to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: NO FDA CAT; RISK OF EARLY PREG MISCARRIAGE/PREMATURE CLOSURE DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: EXCRETED IN RATS STUDIES AT CONCENTRATIONS HIGHER THAN THOSE IN THE PLASMA
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Gastrointestinal-Risk for ulceration or serious GI bleed; highest with history of PUD or GI bleed. Renal-Risk for exacerbation of CKD. Cardiovascular-May exacerbate pre-existing hypertension or CHF. Risk of cardiovascular thrombotic events, including MI and stroke. This risk may occur early in treatment and increases with duration of use. Risk for reinfarction with minimal NSAID use post-MI. Contraindicated with CABG. Hepatic-Elevated hepatic transaminases may occur with chronic use.
Giving Meloxicam Submicronized Capsule to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established.
CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.