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    Meclomen Capsule

    precautions

    What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Meclomen Capsule to children or the elderly?

    If you are:

    Pregnant:

    FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: FDA B,RISK OF EARLY PREGNANCY MISCARRIAGE/PREMATURE CLOSURE OF DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS

    Nursing:

    Precaution: MANUFACTURER DOES NOT RECOMMEND.LIMITED HUMAN DATA.

    An adult over 60:

    management or monitoring precaution: Gastrointestinal-Increased risk for ulceration or serious to fatal GI bleed. The risk is highest with history of PUD or GI bleed. Renal-Increased risk for exacerbation of chronic renal failure. Cardiovascular-May exacerbate pre-existing hypertension or chronic heart failure. Risk for reinfarction is elevated with even minimal NSAID use post-MI. Hepatic-Elevated hepatic transaminases may occur with chronic use.

    Giving Meclomen capsule to a child under 12:

    management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established in pediatrics less than 14 years.

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