What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Didanosine Solution, Reconstituted (Recon Soln) to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • FDB Only When Necessary: CAUTION; FATAL LACTIC ACIDOSIS REPORTED WHEN USED WITH OTHER ANTIRETROVIRALS

If you are NURSING

  • Absolute Contraindication: CDC DOES NOT RECOMMEND BREASTFEEDING IN HIV-POSITIVE WOMEN

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Elderly at increased risk of pancreatitis. Adjust dose with renal impairment.

Giving Didanosine Solution, Reconstituted (Recon Soln) to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: Monitor for pancreatitis. Consider periodic retinal exam.
  • Severe Precaution: Not recommended < age 14 days. Highly variable drug levels. Reports of optic neuritis, retinal changes and pancreatitis.

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