What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Levalbuterol Tartrate HFA Aerosol With Adapter to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Requires a Risk/Benefit Assessment:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: PLASMA LEVELS VERY LOW IN HUMANS; MFR RECOMMENDS CAUTION
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Use caution in severe cardiovascular diseases, particularly coronary insufficiency, since beta-agonists increase heart rate and blood pressure. Endocrine-Use caution in poorly controlled hyperthyroidism or diabetes.
Giving Levalbuterol Tartrate HFA Aerosol With Adapter to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: Risk of asthma related adverse events (e.g., hypoxia, status asthmaticus) age < 4 years. No demonstrated efficacy in clinical trials.
CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.