What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Longs Cimetidine Tablet to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • FDA B (no known animal fetal risk. Unknown human fetal risk):

If you are NURSING


If you are an adult over 60

  • Management or Monitoring Precaution: Neuro/Psych-Avoid in older adults with or at high risk of delirium because of inducing or worsening delirium. Avoid in elderly with dementia or cognitive impairment. Renal-Renal impairment may increase risk for confusion in elderly. Avoid or reduce dose for CrCl < 50 mL/min. Hepatic-Hepatic impairment may increase risk for confusion.

Giving Longs Cimetidine Tablet to a child under 12

  • Management or Monitoring Precaution: Limited pediatric data. Manufacturer does not recommend age < 16 years.

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