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    Zoloft Concentrate

    precautions

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

    If you are:

    Pregnant:

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

    Nursing:

    Precaution: NO IMMEDIATE EFFECTS OBSERVED IN INFANTS, LONG TERM EFFECTS UNKNOWN.

    An adult over 60:

    management or monitoring precaution: Hepatic-Mild hepatic impairment of aging may predispose the elderly to increased serum levels and increased adverse events. Endocrine-May exacerbate or cause SIADH or hyponatremia. Monitor sodium level closely when starting or changing dosages in older adults.

    Giving Zoloft Concentrate to a child under 12:

    Severe Precaution: Safety and efficacy not established age <6 years. Approved only age > 6 years for obsessive compulsive disorder.

    Severe Precaution: Possible increased risk of suicidal ideation. Approved in pediatrics only for OCD. Monitor behavior, weight and growth with continued use.

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