What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Irbesartan-Hydrochlorothiazide to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- FDA B (no known animal fetal risk. Unknown human fetal risk):
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA AVAILABLE
- Precaution: LIMITED AMOUNTS EXCRETED WITH NO KNOWN ADVERSE EFFECTS IN INFANT.
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Increased sensitivity to effects on blood pressure. Metabolic-More likely to develop hypokalemia or hypomagnesemia. Endocrine-May worsen glucose control in diabetics. Renal-Not effective with CrCL < 30mL/min.
Giving Irbesartan-Hydrochlorothiazide to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Efficacy not demonstrated for lowering blood pressure in pediatric trials. Not studied age < 6 years.
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