What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Cytoxan Tablet to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Not Recommended: AVAILABLE HUMAN DATA SUGGEST INCREASED RISK OF DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY.
If you are NURSING
- Absolute Contraindication: RISK FOR SERIOUS ADVERSE EFFECTS
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Impairment may predispose to the development of toxicity.
Giving Cytoxan Tablet to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Reports of ovarian fibrosis with loss of germ cells after prolonged treatment in girls treated late pre-pubescence. Girls with retained ovarian function after treatment completion are at increased risk of developing premature menopause. Risk of oligospermia/azoospermia (may be reversible years after treatment) and increased gonadotropin secretion despite normal secondary sexual characteristic development in pre-pubescent boys. Testicular atrophy may occur.
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