diazoxide precautions What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering diazoxide to children or the elderly?If you are: Pregnant: Only When Necessary Nursing: Precaution: INSUFF. DATA AVAIL. MOLECULAR WT LOW ENOUGH FOR POSSIBLE BREASTMILK EXCRETION An adult over 60: Precaution: (BEERS) MAY NEED TO REDUCE DOSE OR INCREASE DOSING INTERVAL. Giving diazoxide to a child under 12: Relative Contraindication: RISK OF PULMON HTN IN NEONATE/ INFANT. RARE:ABN FACIAL FEATURE LONG TERM USE.