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Is it safe to take propylthiouracil while pregnant or breastfeeding?

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Dr. Yancey Holmes
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Yes

Propylthiouracil (ptu) is the preferred treatment for hyperthyroidism like grave's disease during pregnancy and nursing.
Thyroid hormone levels need to be monitored closely as they can change during pregnancy. The alternative, Methimazole is recommended for non-pregnant or nursing patients.

In brief: Yes

Propylthiouracil (ptu) is the preferred treatment for hyperthyroidism like grave's disease during pregnancy and nursing.
Thyroid hormone levels need to be monitored closely as they can change during pregnancy. The alternative, Methimazole is recommended for non-pregnant or nursing patients.
Dr. Yancey Holmes
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes

Propylthiouracil (ptu) is safe to take during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It is the preferred choice of medications for treatment of hyperthyroidism. This medication should be continued. Untreated hyperthyroidism can be dangerous.

In brief: Yes

Propylthiouracil (ptu) is safe to take during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It is the preferred choice of medications for treatment of hyperthyroidism. This medication should be continued. Untreated hyperthyroidism can be dangerous.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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