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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Possibly Safe:

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE; LIMITED DATA SUGGEST AMOUNT EXCRETED IS MINIMAL

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Avoid in older adults with or at high risk of delirium because of inducing or worsening delirium. Avoid in elderly with dementia or cognitive impairment. Renal-Renal impairment may increase risk for confusion in elderly. Hepatic-Hepatic impairment may increase risk for confusion.

Giving Tagamet Tablet to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: Limited pediatric data. Manufacturer does not recommend age < 16 years.

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