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

If you are PREGNANT

  • Not Recommended: MATERNAL AND FETAL LIVER TOXICITY REPORTED; REC OVER METHIMAZOLE DURING 1ST TRIM

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: MONITOR INFANT FOR ADVERSE EFFECTS, AND THYROID FUNCTION

If you are an adult over 60

Giving Propylthiouracil to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Risk of severe hepatotoxicity. Not recommended unless intolerant to methimazole or if surgery or radiation is inappropriate.

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