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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Not Recommended:
  • Not Recommended:

If you are NURSING


If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Begin at the low end of the dosing range for CrCL<51 mL/min. Cardiovascular-As of 02/11/14, the FDA is investigating a possible association with use of saxagliptin and heart failure. "Preliminary" data is presented in NEJM 2013;369:1317-1326. Monitor patients for new onset or worsening heart failure.
  • management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Risk for increased creatinine. Risk is highest in pre-existing renal impairment. Poor efficacy shown with CrCL<60 mL/min. Monitor closely and discontinue if CrCL<60mL/min. Urosepsis and pyelonephritis reported in post-marketing studies. Cardiovascular-Dapagliflozin causes an osmotic diuresis which can lead to low intravascular volume, orthostatic blood pressure changes and falls in the elderly. Endocrine-Ketoacidosis reported with glucose levels lower than expected (<250mg/dL).

Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Safety and efficacy not established.
  • Severe Precaution: No safety and efficacy established in pediatrics.

Free RX Coupon

Save up to 80% on your prescriptions.

Available coupons

Save up to 80% on your prescription with WebMDRx

Drug Survey

Are you currently using Qtern?

This survey is being conducted by the WebMD marketing sciences department.

Selected from data included with permission and copyrighted by First Databank, Inc. This copyrighted material has been downloaded from a licensed data provider and is not for distribution, except as may be authorized by the applicable terms of use.

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.