If you are:
Only When Necessary: NEONATAL WITHDRAWAL/RESP.DEPRESS. W/CHRONIC OR HIGH DOSE; SMALL TERATOGENIC RISK
Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE, EXCRETED PER MANUFACTURER
An adult over 60:
Contraindication: Neuro/Psych-Generally not recommended in the elderly due to high risk for CNS adverse effects in the elderly and poor effectiveness. May increase fall risk. Avoid treatment with 3 or more CNS active agents.
Giving pentazocine-naloxone HCL to a child under 12:
Severe Precaution: Risk of respiratory depression. No safety and efficacy established age < 12 years.