If you are:
FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: NO FDA CATEGORY; NOT RECOMMENDED ESPECIALLY IN 3RD TRIMESTER OR NEAR TERM
No Known Risk: POOR GI ABSORPTION
Absolute Contraindication: ONE REPORT OF METABOLIC ACIDOSIS; RISK OF REYE'S SYND IN VIRAL ILLNESS.
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Gastrointestinal-Aspirin doses > 325 mg/day carry an increased risk for hemorrhage, GI bleed and ulceration. Lower doses preferred.
Giving Bufferin Extra Strength tablet to a child under 12:
Severe Precaution: Reye syndrome risk with viral illness, fever, and/or flu symptoms.
management or monitoring precaution: Not recommended as an antacid age < 2 years.