What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering MENSTRUAL RELIEF to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Not Recommended:
- Not Recommended:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: LOW LEVELS EXCRETED WITH LOW RISK FOR ADVERSE EFFECTS IN INFANT
- Precaution: USE IS NOT RECOMMENDED; MAY CAUSE UNUSUAL EXCITEMENT OR IRRITABILITY
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. Non-sedating antihistamine preferred. Gastrointestinal-May cause or worsen pre-existing constipation. Genitourinary-Best avoided in patients with urinary retention from any cause.
- management or monitoring precaution: Hepatic-Elderly may be more susceptible to hepatotoxicity. Strict adherence to a maximum daily dose is recommended, and the maximum dose recommendation varies between 3000-3800 mg depending on strength used and source of the recommendation.
Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: Use weight based dosing in children less than 12 years.
- Severe Precaution: Do not use in pediatrics <6 years of age unless clinician consultation.
- Severe Precaution: Consult clinician prior to use. Limited safety data,
- Severe Precaution: Possible CNS excitation and seizure risk in newborns.
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