What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Lyrica to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- FDB Only When Necessary: INSUFF HUMAN DATA; ANIMAL DATA SUG DEV TOX AT >10 TIMES MRHD
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: LIMITED DATA SUGGEST EXCRETION IN VERY LOW AMOUNTS
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Adjust dose for CrCl < 60 mL/min. Neuro/Psych-Can cause ataxia, impaired psychomotor function, syncope, and additional falls in those predisposed. Avoid concomitant opioids except when transitioning therapy.
Giving Lyrica to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established for age < 1 month.
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.