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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Not Recommended: NO FDA CATEGORY; NOT RECOMMENDED; CONSIDER ALTERNATIVES

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: LIMITED DATA SUGGEST MINIMAL AMOUNT EXCRETED

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Risk of sedation, ataxia, syncope and fall risk. If used, limit dose to 2mg/day.

Giving Lorazepam to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Increased CNS effects (prolonged in neonates).
  • Severe Precaution: Safety and efficacy not established. Prolonged t 1/2.

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