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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Not Recommended:

If you are NURSING


If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Elderly are more likely to experience neurotoxic effects. Urogenital-Risk of polyuria, dysuria, urinary retention due to bladder atony. Gastrointestinal-Institute a prophylactic bowel regimen prior to prevent potential constipation, bowel obstruction, and/or paralytic ileus.

Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Reports of hepatic veno-occlusive disease, reversible paralytic ileus in younger pediatric patients, and convulsions often associated with hypertension.

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