If you are:
FDB Only When Necessary: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA; ANIMAL DATA DO NOT SUGGEST FETAL RISK
Precaution: METABOLITE EXCRETED IN HIGH LEVELS W/UNKNWN INFANT RISK;FEW CASES OF DIARRHEA
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Monitor renal function as elderly are more sensitive to renal toxicity. Higher AUC and decreased elimination observed. Hematologic-Increased risk of neutropenia or pancytopenia. Monitor complete blood cell counts and platelet counts in elderly patients during treatment.
Giving Pentasa to a child under 12:
management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established age < 5 years.