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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Not Recommended:

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA AVAILABLE

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Gastrointestinal-Increased risk for ulceration or serious to fatal GI bleed. The risk is highest with history of PUD or GI bleed. Renal-Increased risk for exacerbation of chronic renal failure. Cardiovascular-May exacerbate pre-existing hypertension or chronic heart failure. Risk for reinfarction is elevated with even minimal NSAID use post-MI. Hepatic-Elevated hepatic transaminases may occur with chronic use.

Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Sustained action form approved for age 6-18 years. Safety and efficacy not established.

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