What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Zolpidem TARTRATE ER to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Requires a Risk/Benefit Assessment:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: CAUTION ADVISED; MONITOR INFANT FOR CHANGES IN FEEDING HABITS AND LETHARGY
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Neuro-Use low dose (5mg) to minimize adverse effects related to impaired motor and/or cognitive performance. Effects may continue the following morning. Can increase fall risk. Females require even lower doses.
Giving Zolpidem TARTRATE ER to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: Increased risk of hallucinations and other CNS and psychiatric effects. No established safety and efficacy. Not recommended per manufacturer.
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