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

If you are PREGNANT

  • FDA C (unknown human fetal risk; assess risk/benefit):

If you are NURSING

  • Absolute Contraindication: AMPHETAMINE CONCENTRATED IN MILK;MAY CAUSE IRRITABILITY,POOR SLEEPING PATTERN

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-May exacerbate pre-existing insomnia. Cardiovascular-May exacerbate pre-existing coronary insufficiency, cause or exacerbate peripheral vasculopathy. Gastrointestinal-Anorexia may cause significant weight loss.

Giving Methamphetamine HCL to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Not indicated age < 6 years. Risks associated with cardiac structural defects. May affect growth rate and behavior.
  • management or monitoring precaution: Warning with use in cardiac structural defects. Monitor growth and behavior.

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