What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Gilphex TR to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Only When Necessary: EVIDENCE FOR MALFORMATIONS; CAN REDUCE UTERINE BLOOD FLOW CAUSING FETAL HYPOXIA
- Only When Necessary:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: ORAL BIOAVAILABILITY LOW; INFANT EXPOSURE MAY BE MINIMAL
- Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Elderly are more sensitive to tachycardia and hypertensive effects. May exacerbate symptomatic coronary insufficiency. Genitourinary-May cause urinary retention. Neuro/Psych-May worsen cognitive impairment in some elderly with dementia. Insomnia risk.
Giving Gilphex TR to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Consult clinician for use in pediatrics age < 12 years.
- Contraindication: Risk of CNS excitation. Do not use age <6 years without clinician consult.