A 35-year-old male asked:
For how long time did ptu (propylthiouracil) taken?
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Dr. Brad Eilerman answered
19 years experience in Endocrinology
PTU (propylthiouracil): Ptu (propylthiouracil) has an ongoing risk on bone marrow suppression and liver toxicity which is low but real. Some, but not all practitioners limit it's use to 1-2 years and then move to permanent management like radioactive iodine or surgery.
Answered on Mar 11, 2016
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