If you are:
FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: NO FDA CAT; RISK OF EARLY PREG MISCARRIAGE/PREMATURE CLOSURE DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS
Precaution: EXCRETED IN RATS STUDIES AT CONCENTRATIONS HIGHER THAN THOSE IN THE PLASMA
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Gastrointestinal-Risk for ulceration or serious GI bleed; highest with history of PUD or GI bleed. Renal-Risk for exacerbation of CKD. Cardiovascular-May exacerbate pre-existing hypertension or CHF. Risk of cardiovascular thrombotic events, including MI and stroke. This risk may occur early in treatment and increases with duration of use. Risk for reinfarction with minimal NSAID use post-MI. Contraindicated with CABG. Hepatic-Elevated hepatic transaminases may occur with chronic use.
Giving meloxicam to a child under 12:
Severe Precaution: Not recommended for children weighing < 60 kg.