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

If you are pregnant

  • Not Recommended:
  • If you are nursing

  • If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Cholinesterase inhibitors may have vagotonic effects on the SA and AV nodes possibly resulting in bradycardia or AV block. Urogenital-May cause bladder outflow obstruction in those patients who are predisposed. Pulmonary-Use with caution in patients with pre-existing asthma or obstructive pulmonary disease. Gastrointestinal-Use with caution in patients with history of or active peptic ulcer disease or GI bleeding. Dose dependent nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
  • Pediatric use

  • Severe Precaution: Safety and efficacy not established. Manufacturer does not recommend use.
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