What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering EPLERENONE to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Not Recommended:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA AVAILABLE
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-In the EPHESUS study, patients over 75 years of age with heart failure post-acute myocardial infarction did not benefit from treatment with eplerenone. Metabolic-Treated elderly have a higher incidence of drug induced hyperkalemia. Renal-Manufacturer recommends that patients with CrCL<51 mL/min. should not be treated with eplerenone.
Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: No efficacy for hypertension in pediatric studies ages 4 to 17 years.
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