What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Chloroquine Phosphate to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- FDB Only When Necessary: AVAILABLE HUMAN DATA SHOW NO INCR RISK FOR DEV TOX; ASSES RISK/BENEFIT
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: MATERNAL PROPHYLAXIS TREATMENT DID NOT RESULT IN INFANT ADV EFFECTS
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Impaired renal function can increase risk of adverse or toxic reaction, Monitor renal function. Neuro/Psych-Age and longer therapy duration can increase risk of developing retinopathy. Periodic ophthalmic examination required for prolonged therapy.
Giving Chloroquine Phosphate to a child under 12
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