Treatment of hyperthyroidism in pregnancy with propylthiouracil and methimazole.


Twenty-one women were studied who had received propylthiouracil or methimazole during 26 pregnancies. Four of the infants had a goiter at birth, and 3 of these had neonatal thyrotoxicosis. In 2 children neonatal thyrotoxicosis was not evident at birth because of maternal antithyroid therapy. Five children had congenital defects. Two mothers were responsible… (More)


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