If you are:
Absolute Contraindication: NOT RECOMMENDED;POSSIBLE INFANT SEDATION CAN OCCUR
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Sedation and fall risk. Amnesia, confusion and agitation more common in elderly. Preferred over long acting benzodiazepines. Limit dose to 0.125mg/day.
Giving Halcion to a child under 12:
management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established age less than 18 years.