What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-TRIMETHOPRIM to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Not Recommended:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: CAUTION IN INFANT WITH HYPERBILIRUBINEMIA; SHOULD NOT USE IN G6PD-DEF INFANT
- Precaution: NO REPORTED ADVERSE EFFECTS ON 50 INFANTS.
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Rare risk of hyperkalemia. May need to monitor potassium and renal function. Monitor serum potassium and for folate deficiency with underlying impairment. Reduce dose CrCL < 30 mL/min. Avoid if CrCL < 15 mL/min.
- management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Impairment increases risk of severe adverse reactions (e.g. severe skin reactions). Hepatic-Decreased hepatic function of aging increases risks of severe adverse reactions.
Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: Possible bilirubin displacement with kernicterus. Exceptional use for PCP prophylaxis.
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