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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Only When Necessary: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE; CONSIDER MATERNAL TREATMENT BENEFIT VS. FETAL RISK
  • Only When Necessary: FDA CATEGORY C IN COMBO PRODUCTS
  • Only When Necessary:
  • Only When Necessary:
  • Only When Necessary: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN & ANIMAL DATA. FDA CATEGORY C IN MULTI-INGREDIENT PRODUCTS

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: INSUFF DATA AVAIL;CONSIDER MATERNAL TREATMENT BENEFIT VS POSSIBLE INFANT RISK
  • Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE
  • Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE
  • Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAIL. MAY POSSIBLY CAUSE SEDATION/ANTIMUSCARINIC EFFECTS.
  • Precaution: TRACE AMT EXCRETED,NOT RECOM PER MFR;NEONATES SENSITIVE TO ANTICHLOLINERGICS

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Anticholinergic effects may cause sedation, worsen cognitive impairment and increase fall risk. Non-sedating agents preferred. Gastrointestinal-May cause or worsen pre-existing constipation. Genitourinary-Best avoided in patients with urinary retention from any cause.
  • management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Anticholinergic effects may cause sedation, worsen cognitive impairment and increase fall risk. Non-sedating agents preferred. Gastrointestinal-May cause or worsen pre-existing constipation. Genitourinary-Best avoided in patients with urinary retention from any cause.

Giving Gastrinex Capsule to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Infants and children are more sensitive to anticholinergic and adverse effects.
  • Contraindication: Possible CNS excitation and seizure risk in newborns.

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