What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering LYRICA to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Not Recommended:
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. Avoid concomitant opioids except when transitioning therapy. Pulmonary-Elderly may be at higher risk for respiratory depression. Risk is highest in elderly with pre-existing chronic pulmonary disease or with concomitant use of opioids.
Giving Haloperidol to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: Safety and efficacy not established for age < 1 month.
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