If you are:
FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: BASED ON DRUG PHARMACOLOGY CONTRAINDICATED IN PREGNANCY
Absolute Contraindication: CONTRAINDICATED BY MFR DUE TO POTENTIAL SERIOUS ADVERSE EFFECTS IN INFANT
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Higher incidence of myopathy or rhabdomyolysis with age over 65 particularly with renal disease, uncontrolled hypothyroidism. Hepatic-Monitor LFTs for liver dysfunction prior to therapy and when clinically indicated.
Giving pravastatin SODIUM to a child under 12:
management or monitoring precaution: Manufacturer recommends post-menarche females be counseled on appropriate contraception.
management or monitoring precaution: Not studied in children age < 8 yrs. No safety and efficacy.