What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Xylocaine Viscous Solution to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • FDB Only When Necessary: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA AVAILABLE.

If you are NURSING

  • No Known Risk: AMOUNT EXCRETED REPORTED TO BE LOW WITH LOW INFANT ORAL BIOAVAILABILITY

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: General-May be more sensitive to CNS and cardiac adverse reactions. Consider dose reduction due to reduced clearance in the elderly.

Giving Xylocaine Viscous Solution to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Risk of seizure, cardiopulmonary arrest and death. Not to be used for teething pain. Monitor for CNS toxicity (e.g. restlessness, dizziness, drowsiness, blurred vision) with prolonged or repeated application. Use only when safer alternatives have failed.
  • Severe Precaution: Risk of seizure, cardiopulmonary arrest and death. Monitor for CNS toxicity (e.g. restlessness, dizziness, drowsiness, blurred vision) with prolonged or repeated application. Limit use for when safer alternatives have failed.

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