What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Diabeta to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • Possibly Safe: PROLONGED HYPOGLYCEMIA REPORTED; MFR REC. STOPPING 2 WKS BEFORE DELIVERY

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: LIMITED DATA SUGGEST NEGLIGIBLE AMT EXCRETED W/NO RESULTING INFANT ADV EFFECT

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Substantial renal clearance results in higher risk for severe, prolonged hypoglycemia in the elderly. Use lower initial and maintenance dose or consider other safer hypoglycemic agents.

Giving Diabeta to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy in pediatrics not established.