What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Cardene I.V. Ampul to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Only When Necessary:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: LIMITED DATA SUGGEST MINIMAL AMOUNT EXCRETED W/NO RESULTING INFANT ADV EFFECT
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Elderly with moderate renal dysfunction may have elevated serum concentrations of nicardipine. Follow blood pressure closely. Hepatic-Elderly with hepatic dysfunction or decreased hepatic blood flow may have elevated serum concentrations of nicardipine. Follow blood pressure closely. Gastrointestinal-May cause constipation or exacerbation of pre-existing constipation. Cardiovascular-May cause peripheral edema in the elderly.
Giving Cardene I.V. Ampul to a child under 12
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