If you are:
Not Recommended: NO FDA CATEGORY; NEONATE COMPLICATIONS(RESP,GI,CNS) W/EXPOSURE IN 3RD TRIMESTER
Absolute Contraindication: MOLECULAR WT LOW ENOUGH FOR EXCRETION;POSSIBLE TARDIVE DYSKINESIA,DROWSINESS.
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Higher risk of tardive dyskinesia in the elderly. Anticholinergic effects may cause sedation, worsen cognitive impairment and increase fall risk. Increased risk of death in senile dementia. Increased risk of death in senile dementia. Maximum of 7mg/day. Cardiovascular-May cause orthostatic hypotension at higher doses. Gastrointestinal-May cause or worsen pre-existing constipation. Genitourinary-Best avoided in patients with urinary retention from any cause.
Giving thiothixene to a child under 12:
Severe Precaution: Not recommended. High risk of extrapyramidal reactions in children.