What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering DIDANOSINE to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Not Recommended:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: 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 Haloperidol to a child under 12
- Severe 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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