What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Claritin Capsule to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- FDA B (no known animal fetal risk. Unknown human fetal risk):
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: LIMITED DATA SUGGEST LOW AMOUNTS EXCRETED.
If you are an adult over 60
- Management or Monitoring Precaution: Neuro/Psych-Avoid in older adults with or at high risk for delirium because of inducing or worsening delirium.
Giving Claritin Capsule to a child under 12
- Management or Monitoring Precaution: Consult clinician for use age under 2 years. Safety and efficacy not established.
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.