What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Fansidar Tablet to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: FDA RATING C; CONTRAINDICATED NEAR OR AT TERM, MAY CAUSE KERNICTERUS IN NEWBORN
  • Only When Necessary: CONCURRENT ADMINISTRATION OF FOLINIC ACID RECOMMENDED BY MFR

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: DO NOT BREAST FEED IF INFANT IS HYPERBILIRUBINEMIC OR G6PD DEFICIENT.
  • Precaution: LIMITED DATA SUGGEST EXCRETION WITH NO INFANT ADVERSE EFFECTS

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Elderly at increased risk of severe adverse reactions if decreased renal and hepatic function.

Giving Fansidar Tablet to a child under 12

  • Contraindication: Not recommended in infants under 2 months. May cause kernicterus.

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