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Prozac

precautions

What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Prozac to children or the elderly?

If you are:

Pregnant:

Only When Necessary: RISK OF PERSISTENT PULM HTN AFTER 20 WKS; NEONATE BEHAVIOR SYNDR 3RD TRIMESTER

Nursing:

Precaution: CAN CAUSE COLIC, IRRITABILITY,FEEDING AND SLEEP DISORDERS,SLOW WEIGHT GAIN

An adult over 60:

Precaution: (SOM)(BEERS) LONG T1/2;POTENTIAL CNS STIMULATION, HYPONATREMIA,FALLS

Giving Prozac to a child under 12:

Relative Contraindication: MONITOR GROWTH & BEHAVIOR. POSSIBLE AGGRESSION, MANIA, SUICIDAL IDEATION.

Relative Contraindication: NO SAFETY AND EFFICACY AND NOT APPROVED AGE < 7 YRS. MAY AFFECT GROWTH RATE.

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