If you are:
Absolute Contraindication: SIMILAR BENZODIAZEPINES EXCRETED;POSSIBLE FEEDING DIFFICULTY/SEDATION
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Sedation and fall risk. Long half-life benzodiazepines are generally not preferred in the elderly. If used, limit dose to 15mg/day.
Giving flurazepam HCL to a child under 12:
Severe Precaution: Not recommended under 15 years of age. Safety and efficacy not established.