What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Pentazocine-Aspirin Tablet to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- FDB Only When Necessary: NEONATAL WITHDRAWAL/RESP.DEPRESS. W/CHRONIC OR HIGH DOSE
- FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: NO FDA CATEGORY; NOT RECOMMENDED ESPECIALLY IN 3RD TRIMESTER OR NEAR TERM
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE, MONITOR INFANT FOR RESP DEPRESSION
- Absolute Contraindication: ONE REPORT OF METABOLIC ACIDOSIS; RISK OF REYE'S SYND IN VIRAL ILLNESS.
If you are an adult over 60
- Contraindication: Neuro/Psych-Generally not recommended in the elderly due to high risk for CNS adverse effects in the elderly and poor effectiveness. May increase fall risk. Avoid treatment with 3 or more CNS active agents. Pulmonary-Respiratory depression risk in the elderly.
Giving Pentazocine-Aspirin Tablet to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: Risk of respiratory depression. No safety and efficacy established age < 12 years.
- Severe Precaution: Reye syndrome risk with viral illness, fever, and/or flu symptoms.
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