What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering 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: General-Withdrawal from European and US markets in 2010 as safety risks outweigh its benefits for pain relief at recommended doses. Not recommended in the elderly due to poor analgesic activity and risk for cardiac dysrhythmias and hypotension. Neuro/Psych-Risk for increased confusion and delirium. May increase fall risk.
  • Pediatric use

  • Severe Precaution: Not recommended. No established safety or dosing in pediatrics. With any opioid, access to naloxone for emergency reversal can mitigate risk from accidental ingestion/overdose.
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