If you are:
Possibly Safe: CONTRAINDICATED AT TERM (38 TO 42 WEEKS GESTATION),D/T RISK OF HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA
Precaution: CONTRAINDICATED IN G6PD DEFICIENT INFANTS AND <1 MO D/T HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA RISK
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Beers Criteria contraindicates use in CrCL<30mL/min. due to increased risk for neuropathy, hepatic/pulmonary fibrosis. Neuro/Psych-Peripheral neuropathy risk particularly with long term UTI suppression and renal dysfunction. Pulmonary-Interstitial pneumonitis/fibrosis risk. Hepatic-Case reports of severe hepatotoxicity in the elderly on long term UTI suppressive therapy.
Giving Macrobid to a child under 12:
Contraindication: May cause hemolytic anemia in neonates under 1 month of age.