What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Rifabutin 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: POTENTIAL ADVERSE REACTION. CDC DOES NOT REC BREASTFEED IF PATIENT HAS HIV
If you are an adult over 60
Giving Rifabutin to a child under 12
- Management or Monitoring Precaution: Corneal deposits noted in HIV positive pediatric patients receiving MAC prophylaxis (multi-drug regimen). Limited safety data.
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