If you are:
FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: TERATOGENIC; INFANT COAGULATION DEFECTS REVERSIBLE WITH ORAL VIT K
Only When Necessary:
Only When Necessary: REPORTS OF MISCARRIAGE,POOR FETAL GROWTH POSSIBLY ASSOC W/HIGH DOSES OF CAFFEINE
Precaution: HIGH DOSES MAY CAUSE HYPERACTIVITY AND WAKEFULNESS IN INFANT.
Precaution: POSSIBILITY OF CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DEPRESSION IN NURSING INFANT.
Absolute Contraindication: ADVERSE EFFECTS REPORTED IN NEONATES
Precaution: MAY INHIBIT LACTATION. AVOID CHRONIC USE.
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Avoid in elderly with insomnia due to CNS stimulation effects.
Contraindication: Neuro/Psych-Generally avoid in the elderly due to risk for confusion, excitability or depression, and increased fall incidence.
management or monitoring precaution: More likely to experience complications such as induced hypothermia and ischemia.
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.
Giving Ergo-Comp-Pb tablet to a child under 12:
management or monitoring precaution: Adverse CNS effects of insomnia, restlessness, nervousness, and mild delirium, more severe in children.
Severe Precaution: Risk of long-term cognitive deficit if duration exceeds 3 hrs and age < 3 years.
management or monitoring precaution: Caution in: seizure disorder, cardiovascular disease, or in premature neonates with renal or hepatic impairment.