What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering P-A-C Analgesic Tablet to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • FDA C (unknown human fetal risk; assess risk/benefit):
  • Contraindicated:

If you are NURSING

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

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.

Giving P-A-C Analgesic Tablet to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Reye syndrome risk with viral illness, fever, and/or flu symptoms.
  • management or monitoring precaution: Adverse CNS effects (e.g. insomnia, restlessness, nervousness, and mild delirium) may be more severe in children.
  • management or monitoring precaution: Caution in infants with seizure disorder, cardiovascular disease, renal impairment, or hepatic impairment.

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