What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Bontril Slow-Release Capsule, Extended Release to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Absolute Contraindication: WEIGHT LOSS NOT RECOMMENDED IN PREGNANCY MAY CAUSE HARM TO FETUS
If you are NURSING
- Absolute Contraindication: INSUFF DATA AVAIL; BASED ON PHARMACOLOGY, POTENTIAL FOR ADVERSE EFFECTS
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Limited usage data in the elderly. Contraindicated in severe hypertension, coronary insufficiency or peripheral vascular disease. Neuro/Psych-May worsen insomnia. Ocular-Contraindicated in glaucoma
Giving Bontril Slow-Release Capsule, Extended Release to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: No safety and efficacy. Long acting form not recommended for short term therapy. Risks with underlying cardiac structural abnormalities. Pulmonary hypertension with extended use.
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