If you are:
Only When Necessary: AVAILABLE HUMAN DATA SUGGEST TERATOGENIC RISK IS LOW
Precaution: LOW AMOUNT EXCRETED UNLIKELY TO AFFECT NURSING INFANT;MONITOR FOR DIARRHEA
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Renal-May require dosage adjustment with severe renal impairment to minimize risk of QT-prolongation. Cardiovascular-Contraindicated in patients with pre-existing QT prolongation. Elderly may be more susceptible to Torsades de Pointes.
Giving Biaxin XL to a child under 12:
management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established age < 6 months.