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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Only When Necessary:

If you are NURSING

  • Absolute Contraindication: DRUG EXCRET IN RAT STUDIES/NO HUMAN DATA AVAIL;POTENTIAL FOR HEPATIC FAILURE

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Hepatic-Risk of severe hepatocellular injury may lead to hepatic failure. Neuro/Psych-Increased risk of hallucinations observed age > 75 years.

Giving Tolcapone to a child under 12

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