A 56-year-old female asked:
I have hyperthyroidism the methimazole and ptu (propylthiouracil) cause my wbc to be around 3.1 i feel great. what can i do?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Monitor closesly: Although it is working well to suppress thyroid hormone, the methimazole can be toxic to the bone marrow. Your low WBC can be an early indication and needs to be followed closely. Make sure your prescribing physician is aware of the lab result.
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