What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Cefepime HCL Vial to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Requires a Risk/Benefit Assessment:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE; LOW LEVELS DETECTED IN HUMAN BREAST MILK.
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Elderly are at an increased risk for neurotoxicity (nonconvulsive status epilepticus, encephalopathy) if dose is not adjusted for renal clearance. Renal-Adjust dosage for CrCL < 61 mL/min (MedWatch).
Giving Cefepime HCL Vial to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established age < 2 months.
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