What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Phentermine HCL to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Absolute Contraindication: SERIOUS ADVERSE EFFECTS POSSIBLE
If you are NURSING
- Absolute Contraindication: INSUFF DATA AVAIL; MW LOW, EXCRETION POSSIBLE; OTHER AMPHETAMINES EXCRETED
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Limited usage data in the elderly. Contraindicated in severe hypertension, coronary insufficiency or peripheral vascular disease. Renal-Urinary excretion of 62-85%. Use caution with renal impairment to minimize adverse events. Neuro/Psych-May worsen insomnia. Ocular-Contraindicated in patients with glaucoma.
Giving Phentermine HCL to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have not been established.