What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering LIPITOR to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Not Recommended:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: POTENTIAL ADVERSE EFFECTS IN INFANT.
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Musculoskeletal-Higher incidence of myopathy in patients greater than 65 years of age. Hepatic-Monitor LFTs for liver dysfunction.
Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: Manufacturer recommends contraception counseling to postmenarchal females. Monitor for myopathy and liver dysfunction.
- Severe Precaution: Not studied and no established safety and efficacy in age <10 years and in pre-menarche girls.
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