If you are:
Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE; LIMITED SUGGEST LOW LEVELS EXCRETED
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: General-Use not recommended for the following diarrhea diagnosis: severe infectious gastroenteritis, unknown cause. Cardiovascular-Avoid higher than recommended doses in elderly due to higher risk for Torsades de Pointes at these higher doses.
Giving Maalox Anti-Diarrheal tablet to a child under 12:
Severe Precaution: Risk of CNS effects, somnolence, especially w/dehydration. Use extreme caution. No safety and efficacy established.
Contraindication: Risk of respiratory depression and serious cardiac adverse reactions. Contraindicated age < 2 years.