What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Propranolol-Hydrochlorothiazid to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: FDA C, REPORTS OF INTRAUTERINE GROWTH RETARD;MONITOR FETUS/INFANT FOR B-BLOCKADE
  • Possibly Safe: NOT RECOMMENDED IN PRE-ECLAMPSIA AND OTHER PREGNANCY-INDUCED HYPERTENSION.

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: INSUFF DATA AVAILABLE; LOW LEVELS EXCRETED; UNLIKELY TO RESULT IN ADV EFFECTS
  • Precaution: LIMITED AMOUNTS EXCRETED WITH NO KNOWN ADVERSE EFFECTS IN INFANT.

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Minimize dose to decrease dizziness and falls. Pulmonary-Use caution in COPD.
  • management or monitoring precaution: Cardiovascular-Increased sensitivity to effects on blood pressure. Metabolic-more likely to develop hypokalemia or hypomagnesemia. Endocrine-May worsen glucose control in diabetics. Renal-Not effective with CrCL < 30mL/min.

Giving Propranolol-Hydrochlorothiazid to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: Risk of bronchospasm and congestive heart failure. No safety and efficacy of combination product.

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