What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Revlimid to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: TERATOGENIC THALIDOMIDE ANALOGUE; USE CONTRACEPTION DURING AND 4 WKS AFTER TX
If you are NURSING
- Absolute Contraindication: POTENTIAL SERIOUS ADVERSE EFFECTS ON INFANT BASED ON DRUG PHARMACOLOGY
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Gastrointestinal-Increased incidence of diarrhea and fatigue reported. Cardiovascular-Elderly more likely to experience DVT, pulmonary embolism, atrial fibrillation and syncope. Renal-Higher risk of adverse effects with renal impairment. Monitor renal function. Reduce dose for CrCL<61 mL/min.
Giving Revlimid to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established in pediatrics age < 18 years.
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.