If you are:
FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended:
Precaution: LIMITED DATA SUGGEST MINIMAL AMOUNT EXCRETED
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Sedation and fall risk. Generally preferred over long half-life benzodiazepines. If used, limit dose to 2mg/day.
Giving Ativan to a child under 12:
Severe Precaution: Increased CNS effects (prolonged in neonates).
Severe Precaution: Safety and efficacy not established. Prolonged t 1/2.