What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Clonidine-Chlorthalidone Tablet to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Requires a Risk/Benefit Assessment:
- Known or Theoretical Risk:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: POTENTIAL ADVERSE EFFECTS TO INFANT.
- Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE; ASSESS BENEFIT VS. POTENTIAL RISK
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Risk for orthostatic hypotension, falls. Caution with conduction abnormalities. Neuro/Psych-Risk of somnolence, fatigue.
- management or monitoring precaution: General-Potassium wasting more common in the elderly. Cardiovascular-Elderly are more sensitive to blood pressure changes. Renal-Less effective in severe renal impairment.
Giving Clonidine-Chlorthalidone Tablet to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: No safety and efficacy data in children.
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