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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Not Recommended:

If you are NURSING

  • Absolute Contraindication: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA; POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE TOXICITY

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: General-Assess bone marrow reserves in the elderly as they may be lower, thus increasing the risk of prolonged suppression. Cardiovascular-Cardiotoxicity may be more frequent in elderly. Renal-age-related renal dysfunction may require dose reduction.

Giving Daunorubicin HCL Vial to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Risk of cardiotoxicity above cumulative dose 300 mg/m2
  • Severe Precaution: Risk of cardiotoxicity above cumulative dose 10 mg/kg

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