What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Provera to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- FDB Only When Necessary: AVAILABLE DATA SUGGEST LITTLE OR NO KNOWN RISK FOR DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY
If you are NURSING
- No Known Risk: HUMAN DATA INDICATE NO KNOWN ADVERSE EFFECT ON NURSING INFANT
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-The Women's Health Initiative Memory Study demonstrated an increased relative risk (2.05, 95% CI) of probable dementia in the elderly when used in combination with estrogens.
Giving Provera to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established.
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