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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Not Recommended:
  • Not Recommended:
  • Not Recommended:

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: HIGH DOSES MAY CAUSE HYPERACTIVITY AND WAKEFULNESS IN INFANT.
  • Precaution: ONE REPORT OF METABOLIC ACIDOSIS; RISK OF REYE'S SYND IN VIRAL ILLNESS.
  • Precaution: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA AVAILABLE

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Gastrointestinal-Aspirin doses > 325 mg/day carry an increased risk for hemorrhage, GI bleed, exacerbate or cause ulceration. Lower doses preferred.
  • management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Anticholinergic effects may cause sedation, worsen cognitive impairment and increase fall risk. Gastrointestinal-May cause or worsen pre-existing constipation. Genitourinary-Best avoided in patients with urinary retention from any cause.

Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Adverse CNS effects (e.g. insomnia, restlessness, nervousness, and mild delirium) may be more severe in children.
  • Severe Precaution: Safety and efficacy not established in children age less than 12 years.
  • Severe Precaution: Reye syndrome risk with viral illness, fever, and/or flu symptoms.
  • Severe Precaution: Caution in infants with seizure disorder, cardiovascular disease, renal impairment, or hepatic impairment.
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