Sandostatin injection precautions What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Sandostatin injection to children or the elderly?If you are: Pregnant: Possibly Safe Nursing: Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE, ABSORPTION UNLIKELY. An adult over 60: Precaution: MAY REQUIRE REDUCED DOSE. Giving Sandostatin injection to a child under 12: Relative Contraindication: INCREASED INCIDENCE OF NEW CHOLELITHIASIS VS. ADULTS. Relative Contraindication: NO SAFETY AND EFFICACY. RISK OF HYPOXIA, NECROTIZING ENTEROCOLITIS.