TITLE

Block and replace therapy using propylthiouracil and levothyroxine for Graves' disease during pregnancy

AUTHOR(S)
Gupta, Vishal
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Endocrinology & Metabolism;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p660
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article describes the case of a 36-year-old married woman who received block and replace therapy using propylthiouracil and levothyroxine for the treatment of Graves' disease during pregnancy. The patient experienced symptoms such as grade 2 eye signs and proximal muscle weakness in all four limbs. She was recommended to receive methimazole.
ACCESSION #
77925303

Tags: CASE studies;  LEVOTHYROXINE (Drug);  GRAVES' disease;  PREGNANCY;  EYE -- Diseases;  MUSCLE weakness

 

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