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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Not Recommended:

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA AVAILABLE

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Renal-For CrCL<60 mL/min, initiate at 8.9 mg once daily and increase after 14 days to a maximum dosage of 17.8 mg once daily.

Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Pharmacokinetic data suggests higher drug exposure in pediatrics and potential for increased toxicity. Safety and effectiveness not established in pediatric patients.
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