Monthly Archives: June 2013

Pregnancy with Graves’ Disease – risk of birth defects for mothers taking anti-thyroid drugs

On the never-ending thread about long-term use of methimazole (MMI), several people have asked about the risks of anti-thyroid drugs during pregnancy. ¬†Because MMI is thought to cause more birth defects than propylthiouracil (PTU)¬†in the first trimester, women are often … Continue reading

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