What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Dexmedetomidine 180 Mcg Sublingual Film to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • Requires a Risk/Benefit Assessment:

If you are NURSING


If you are an adult over 60

  • Management or Monitoring Precaution: Cardiovascular-In clinical trials, the elderly were more likely to experience dose dependent-hypotension, orthostatic hypotension, and bradycardia, contributing to increased risk of accidental falls. Consider dose reduction in the elderly. Neuro/Psych-Somnolence risk.

Giving Dexmedetomidine 180 Mcg Sublingual Film to a child under 12

  • Management or Monitoring Precaution: Safety and efficacy not established in pediatric patients,

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