What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Diltiazem Hcl to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Only When Necessary:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: Effect Unknown
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Half-life may be increased. Follow blood pressure closely. Monitor renal function periodically. Gastrointestinal-May exacerbate pre-existing or cause constipation. Cardiovascular-May cause peripheral edema in the elderly. Hepatic-Monitor liver function periodically.
Giving Diltiazem Hcl to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established. Limited data available.
- management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy in pediatrics have not been established.
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