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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Not Recommended:

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: LIMITED HUMAN DATA SUGGEST NO ADVERSE EFFECTS ON BREASTFED INFANTS.

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Hematologic-Use extreme caution with concomitant anticoagulation or other antiplatelet drugs particularly in elderly patients with fall risks. In clinical trials, patients on clopidogrel with aspirin experienced greater rates of minor bleeding compared to placebo (5.1% versus 2.4%).

Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Safety and efficacy not established in pediatrics. Limited study data.

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