Carafate precautions What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Carafate to children or the elderly?If you are: Pregnant: Possibly Safe Nursing: Precaution: INSUFF DATA AVAIL; EXCR. UNLIKELY, LESS THAN 5% OF DRUG ABSORBED SYSTEMICALLY An adult over 60: Precaution: ALUMIN. TOXICITY POSS. IN RENAL IMPAIR. CAUTION W/ CLCR < 30ML/MIN. Giving Carafate to a child under 12: Warning: SAFETY AND EFFICACY NOT ESTABLISHED.