If you are:
Only When Necessary: ANIMAL STUDIES SHOW INCREASED ADVERSE EFFECTS AND DEATH
Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Renal-The risk of bleeding increases with renal impairment of advancing age in the elderly. Verify baseline creatinine clearance and routinely assess for declining function. Lack of safety and efficacy data with CrCL<15 mL/min. Gastrointestinal-The risk of major GI bleed may be higher in the elderly.
Giving Pradaxa to a child under 12:
management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established.