If you are:
FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: FDA CATEGORY C;SALICYLATES NOT RECOMMENDED ESPECIALLY IN 3RD TRIMESTER/NEAR TERM
Absolute Contraindication: ONE REPORT OF METABOL ACIDOSIS W/ASA;RISK OF REYE'S SYN W/VIRAL ILLNESS/FEVER
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: General-Elderly have a higher incidence of systemic toxicities. Dose reduction may be needed.
Giving magnesium salicylate tablet to a child under 12:
Severe Precaution: Do not use in viral illness (influenza, varicella) due to possible increased risk of Reye syndrome. Consult clinician prior to use.