What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Romotil Oral to Children or the Elderly?

If you are pregnant

  • Not Recommended:
  • Not Recommended:
  • If you are nursing

  • 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. Cardiovascular-May cause orthostatic hypotension at higher doses. Gastrointestinal-May cause or worsen pre-existing constipation. Genitourinary-Best avoided in patients with urinary retention from any cause.
  • management or monitoring precaution: Risk for sedation, worsening confusion, falls, urinary retention or constipation.
  • Pediatric use

  • Severe Precaution: Risk of respiratory and CNS depression, atropinism in Down's syndrome. No safety and efficacy established age < 13 years.
  • Severe Precaution: Risk of respiratory and CNS depression. Contraindicated age < 6 years.
  • Severe Precaution: Monitor for respiratory and CNS depression, atropinism in Down's syndrome.
  • Severe Precaution: Infants and children are more sensitive to anticholinergic and adverse effects. Adverse CNS effects onset may be sooner and with lower dose. Caution in children with spastic paralysis.
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