What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Metandren Tablet to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- FDA X (contraindicated):
If you are NURSING
- Absolute Contraindication: POSS SEV ADV EFFECTS,PREMATURE EPIPHYSEAL CLOSURE,VIRILIZATION OF FEMALES
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: General-Avoid use in the elderly unless indicated for moderate to severe hypogonadism. Safer alternatives available. Urogenital-Risks for prostatic hypertrophy or carcinoma in men. Cardiovascular-Increases CV risk. Recent FDA warnings include coronary and cerebrovascular events.
Giving Metandren Tablet to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: May cause premature epiphyseal closure.
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