What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering OXALIPLATIN to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Not Recommended:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: POTENTIAL FOR SERIOUS ADVERSE REACTION IN NURSING INFANT
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: General-Increased risk for fatigue, dehydration, hypokalemia and syncope. Gastrointestinal-Increased risk for diarrhea. Hematologic-Increased risk for leukopenia Pulmonary-Monitor for interstitial lung disease/fibrosis. Hepatic-Monitor LFTs. Renal-Monitor serum creatinine. Neuro/Psych-Monitor for peripheral neuropathy and RPLS.
Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: Limited efficacy demonstrated for solid tumors in pediatric studies. Risk of paresthesia, thrombocytopenia.
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