What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Secobarbital Sodium Capsule to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • Contraindicated:

If you are NURSING


If you are an adult over 60

  • Contraindication: Neuro/Psych-Generally avoid in the elderly due to risk for confusion, excitability or depression, and increased fall incidence.

Giving Secobarbital Sodium Capsule to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: Paradoxical excitement observed in pediatrics. Rare risk of brain tumor development.

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