What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering to Children or the Elderly?
If you are pregnant Not Recommended: Not Recommended:
If you are nursing Precaution: LIMITED DATA INDICATE HIGHER EXCRETION MAY OCCUR W/VAGINAL VS TRANSDERM ADMIN Precaution: POSS SEV ADV EFFECTS, PREMATURE EPIPHYSEAL CLOSURE, VIRILIZATION OF FEMALES
If you are an adult over 60 management or monitoring precaution: Urogenital-Risk for prostatic hypertrophy or prostate carcinoma may be higher in elderly males. Cardiovascular-There have been postmarketing reports of venous thromboembolism, including deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in patients using testosterone. Recent FDA warnings include coronary and cerebrovascular events. However, to date, epidemiologic studies and randomized controlled trials have been inconclusive for determining the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events. management or monitoring precaution: General-Use lowest possible dose for shortest duration and in combination with a progestin as indicated to reduce the risk of endometrial hyperplasia and breast cancer. Cardiovascular-May increase risk for thromboembolic events. Avoid use in patients with known, suspected, or history of arterial or venous thromboembolic disease. Neuro/Psych-May increase the risk for dementia.
Pediatric use Severe Precaution: Safety and efficacy not established age<12 years. May cause premature epiphyseal closure. Severe Precaution: May cause premature epiphyseal closure. Prepubertal use may induce vaginal bleeding, premature breast development.
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