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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Methimazole is also: Available and then there is radioiodine -- but any of the antithyroid drugs will work if taken at adequate doses for long enough to deplete stored up, ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Possible: It is possible to take ptu (propylthiouracil) indefinitely but generally not recommended. Most people with graves disease are treated with antithyroi ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
You Can but/choices: About30% of patients will remission after prolonged treatment with ptu (propylthiouracil), (propylthiouracil) but you can not predict who will go into ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
68 years experience Rheumatology
Yes,but: Ecstasy false positives have not been associated with those drugs, but otc drugs with decongestants, nose drops , nyquil, and weight loss drugs can. D ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: New hypo pigmented skin spots have a broad differential diagnosis . It is unlikely to be due to PTU (propylthiouracil). See a dermatologist .
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Ask your: doctor about methimazole if you can't take PTU (propylthiouracil).
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Pardini
Specializes in Endocrinology
PTU (propylthiouracil) and liver : Drugs like ptu (propylthiouracil) and Methimazole can cause liver toxicity but hyperthyroidism can also cause elevation int the liver enzyme test you ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
21 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Liver toxicity: Fulminant hepatic failure is the most serious adverse effect (black warning exist for such risk). Other side effects include rash , joint pain and rar ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Had you lost weight?: Many hyperthyroid patients lose a lot of weight prior to diagnosis. Once treatment becomes effective, the weight comes back. Thyroid function tests ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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PTU (propylthiouracil): At that dose there are few side effects but occasionally that does happen. If you are concerned please contact your doctor.

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