What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Atenolol to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: REPORTS OF INTRAUTERINE GROWTH RETARDATION
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: MONITOR FOR BRADYCARDIA & HYPOTENSION; 1 CASE OF BRADYCARDIA IN NEONATE
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Minimize dose to decrease dizziness and falls. Renal-Renal elimination; use caution in starting does and dose escalation.
Giving Atenolol to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established. Dosing guidelines available for children.