What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering HYDROXYZINE HCL to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Not Recommended:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: DOSE AND FREQUENCY CAN IMPACT THE POTENTIAL FOR ADV EFF IN THE BREASTFED INFA
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Anticholinergic effects may cause sedation, worsen cognitive impairment and increase fall risk. Maximum recommended geriatric dose 50mg/day for as short a duration as possible. Gastrointestinal-May cause or worsen pre-existing constipation. Urogenital-Best avoided in patients with urinary retention from any cause. Cardiovascular-Risk for Torsades de pointes. Follow QTc intervals.
Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: Risk of adverse CNS effects, drowsiness or tremor/convulsions. Lack of safety data,
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