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abatacept (with maltose) intravenous

precautions

What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering abatacept (with maltose) intravenous to children or the elderly?

If you are:

Pregnant:

Only When Necessary

Nursing:

Absolute Contraindication: EXCRETED IN RAT STUDIES;POTENTIAL SERIOUS ADVERSE REACTION IN INFANT

An adult over 60:

Precaution: ELDERLY AT INCREASED RISK FOR SERIOUS INFECTION & MALIGNANCY

Giving abatacept (with maltose) intravenous to a child under 12:

Warning: NO SAFETY & EFFICACY IN JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS AGE < 6 YEARS.

Warning: UPDATE VACCINES PRIOR TO INITIATION. INCR.RISK OF DIARRHEA, FEVER, ABD.PAIN.

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