What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Pentoxifylline to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Only When Necessary:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: USE IS NOT RECOMMENDED BY MANUFACTURER. TUMORIGENIC IN ANIMAL STUDIES.
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Elderly have a higher incidence of systemic toxicities due to increased bioavailability and decreased clearance of an active metabolite in renal dysfunction.
Giving Pentoxifylline to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established.
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.