What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering CALQUENCE to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Not Recommended:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: SERIOUS ADVERSE EFFECTS POSSIBLE; MFG REC WAITING 2 WEEKS AFTER LAST DOSE
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: General-Higher rates of Grade 3/4 adverse reactions in the elderly. Cardiovascular-Risk of atrial fibrillation may be greater in patients with cardiac risk factors, hypertension, previous arrhythmias, and acute infection. Monitor for hemorrhage risk. Hematology-Risk of neutropenia, anemia, thrombocytopenia. 12% of patients including the elderly experienced Grade 4 neutropenia in clinical trials. Gastrointestinal-Monitor for constipation.
Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: No pediatric safety and efficacy.
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