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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Only When Necessary:

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE; MAY SUPPRESS LACTATION

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Elderly are more sensitive to hypotensive effects. Avoid over diuresis. Metabolic-Elderly are more sensitive to drug induced electrolyte loss. Monitor serum potassium and magnesium.

Giving Bumetanide Vial to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Caution in hyperbilirubinemia. Slower elimination with underlying respiratory disorder.