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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Only When Necessary:

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE, LOW LEVELS EXCRETED

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Renal dysfunction increases the risk for electrolyte and acid-base imbalance.

Giving Acetazolamide Sodium Vial to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: Reports of growth retardation in children receiving long-term therapy, possibly due to chronic acidosis.

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