What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Famvir to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- FDB Only When Necessary: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA; ANIMAL DATA DO NOT SUG DEV TOX
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Adjust dose for renal impairment. Neuro/Psych-Elderly are at increased risk of confusion.
Giving Famvir to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Efficacy not established in pediatrics for chickenpox or recurrent herpes labialis. Limited data for genital herpes. Not recommended in infants for HSV suppression.
CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.