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.