What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering OXAZEPAM to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Not Recommended:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: LOW LEVELS EXCRETED, WITH NO KNOWN ADVERSE EFF IN INFANT
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Sedation and fall risk. Generally preferred over long half-life benzodiazepines. If used, limit dose to 30mg/day.
Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: Increased CNS effects (prolonged in neonates).
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