What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Triamterene-Hydrochlorothiazid to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Possibly Safe: NOT RECOMMENDED IN PRE-ECLAMPSIA AND OTHER PREGNANCY-INDUCED HYPERTENSION.
- FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: FDA CATEGORY C. QUADRUPLES RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR DEFECTS AND ORAL CLEFT.
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: LIMITED AMOUNTS EXCRETED WITH NO KNOWN ADVERSE EFFECTS IN INFANT.
- Precaution: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA AVAILABLE; EXCRETED IN ANIMAL STUDIES
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Increased sensitivity to effects on blood pressure. Metabolic-more likely to develop hypokalemia or hypomagnesemia. Endocrine-May worsen glucose control in diabetics. Renal-Not effective with CrCL < 30mL/min.
- management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Increased risk for hyperkalemia in patients with severe renal impairment due to potassium sparing effects. May increase risk of kidney injury Stages IV and V CKD.
Giving Triamterene-Hydrochlorothiazid to a child under 12
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