If you are:
Only When Necessary: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA; DECREASED FETAL BODY WEIGHT IN ANIMALS WITH > 20 X MRHD
Precaution: INSUFF DATA AVAIL; THEORETICAL RISK; MFG REC AVOIDING
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Elderly are more sensitive to hypotension and syncope resulting in possible falls. Risk for insomnia. Higher incidence of rash for ages over 50.
Giving Emsam Patch, Transdermal 24 Hours to a child under 12:
Contraindication: Increased risk of hypertensive crisis, suicidal ideation. Contraindicated age < 12 years.
Severe Precaution: Possible increased suicidal ideation and attempt with underlying major depression. Not recommended age < 18 years.