If you are:
FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: FDA C;RISK OF EARLY PREGNANCY MISCARRIAGE/PREMATURE CLOSURE OF DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS
Precaution: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA AVAILABLE; LOW LEVELS FOUND IN BREASTMILK
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Gastrointestinal-Risk for ulceration or serious GI bleed; highest with history of PUD or GI bleed. Renal-Risk for exacerbation of CKD. Cardiovascular-May exacerbate pre-existing hypertension or CHF. Risk of cardiovascular thrombotic events, including MI and stroke. This risk may occur early in treatment and increases with duration of use. Risk for reinfarction with minimal NSAID use post-MI. Contraindicated with CABG. Hepatic-Elevated hepatic transaminases may occur with chronic use.
Giving piroxicam to a child under 12:
management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy in pediatrics not established.