What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Ezetimibe 10 Mg-Atorvastatin 80 Mg Tablet Selective Cholesterol Absorption Inhibitor to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Requires a Risk/Benefit Assessment:
- Known or Theoretical Risk:
If you are NURSING
- Absolute Contraindication: MFR DOES NOT RECOMMEND; OTHER HMG-COA REDUCTASE INHIBITORS EXCRETED IN MILK
- Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE; NOT RECOMMENDED IN COMBO WITH STATINS
If you are an adult over 60
- Management or Monitoring Precaution: Musculoskeletal-Higher incidence of myopathy in patients greater than 65 years of age. Hepatic-Monitor LFTs for liver dysfunction.
Giving Ezetimibe 10 Mg-Atorvastatin 80 Mg Tablet Selective Cholesterol Absorption Inhibitor to a child under 12
- Management or Monitoring Precaution: Manufacturer recommends contraception counseling to postmenarchal females. Monitor for myopathy and liver dysfunction.
- Management or Monitoring Precaution: Not studied and no established safety and efficacy in age <10 years and in pre-menarche girls.
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