What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Vigadrone 500 Mg Oral Powder Packet to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: FDA CATEGORY C; POTENTIAL FOR SERIOUS ADVERSE EFFECTS (VISION LOSS)

If you are NURSING

  • Absolute Contraindication: POTENTIAL FOR SERIOUS ADVERSE OUTCOMES; PERMANENT VISION LOSS

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Use caution in elderly at increased fall risk. Anticonvulsants may produce ataxia or impaired psychomotor function. Avoid unless safer alternatives are not available. Renal-Dose adjustment necessary for CrCL<81 mL/min. Start at lower doses to avoid excessive CNS effects. Vision-Boxed Warning: Avoid or use extreme caution in elderly with vision impairment due to well documented progressive and permanent bilateral visual field constriction.

Giving Vigadrone 500 Mg Oral Powder Packet to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: No established safety and efficacy for refractory complex partial seizures age< 10 years. Approved for infantile spasms for age 1 month to 2 years. Risk of severe vision changes and vision loss. Reports of intramyelinic edema, MRI abnormalities, ear infection and acute otitis media in infants. Potential risk of neurobehavioral effects.
  • management or monitoring precaution: Risk of severe vision changes and vision loss, developmental delay, potential risk of neurobehavioral effects.

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