What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Marcaine 0.25 % (2.5 Mg/Ml) Injection Solution to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Requires a Risk/Benefit Assessment:
If you are NURSING
- No Known Risk: EPIDURAL ADM IN STUDY OF 27 WOMEN SHOWED NO ADVERSE EFFECTS IN INFANTS.
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: General-Elderly have a higher incidence of systemic toxicities. Dose reduction may be needed particularly with decreased renal function. Cardiovascular-Pre-existing hypertension may predispose to higher incidence of hypotension with drug administration.
Giving Marcaine 0.25 % (2.5 Mg/Ml) Injection Solution to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: Not recommended by manufacturer; reports of high plasma levels, seizures, and cardiovascular abnormalities with continuous infusions.
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