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.