If you are:
FDB Only When Necessary: NEONATAL WITHDRAWAL/RESP.DEPRESS. W/CHRONIC OR HIGH DOSE; SMALL TERATOGENIC RISK
Precaution: LIMITED DATA SUGG AMOUNT EXCRETED IS LOW; MONITOR INFANT FOR RESP DEPRESSION
No Known Risk: LOW LEVELS EXCRETED WITH LOW RISK FOR ADVERSE EFFECTS IN INFANT
An adult over 60:
Contraindication: General-Not recommended in the elderly due to poor analgesic activity and risk for cardiac dysrhythmias and hypotension Neuro/Psych-Risk for increased confusion and delirium. May increase fall risk.
management or monitoring precaution: Hepatic-Elderly are more susceptible to hepatotoxicity. Strict adherence to a maximum daily dose of 3000mg is advised.
Giving Darvocet A500 tablet to a child under 12:
management or monitoring precaution: Use weight based dosing in children less than 12 years.
Severe Precaution: Not recommended. No established safety or dosing in pediatrics.