I agree with dr. Chapa's answer. In addition, recent research has suggested that ptu
) has more adverse effects than methimazole
, with fda
slapping a black box warning on ptu (propylthiouracil) regarding liver toxicity potential recently.
According to latest guidelines from aace & american thyroid association, Methimazole is the preferred agent. Ptu (propylthiouracil) is to be used in the first trimester, Methimazole subsequently after.