Thanks for the information Ramone. My endo has discussed PTU with me, however, he does not want me to get pregnant until this is all dealt with. That is hard news to hear after trying for almost two years of trying and hoping to be pregnant. I know he is right but it still hurts. Do you know of any good reference materials re: pregnancy and Graves Disease?
Sorry, I can only tell you how meds have been for me and I’m not planning on children yet(!) so I can’t tell you much. I know there have been some studies done in France, Germany and Austrailia about PTU and pregancy but I havn’t seen the reports. Hope someone else can help you – this bb’s the best!
Here are sev. articles to read… TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR HYPERTHYROIDISM BY Leonard Wartofsky Washington Hospital Center, WAshington, DC published in Hospital Practice September 15,1996. and..RECENT PROGRESS IN THYROID AUTOIMMUNITY; AN OVERVIEW FOR THE CLINICIAN by Anthony P. Weetman , MD DSc University of Sheffield United Kingdom published in THYROID TODAY April/May/June 1996 Vol XIX Number 2
Hope you are able to find these. My doc was willing to answer questions after I read them.
Hi Jeanette- Thanks for the articles. I will look them up. You have caught me on a bad day – feeling very depressed and anxious. Nobody at my workplace understands what I am going through. I can’t seem to get all my work done so feel like I am letting down my team! Oh well it sounds like this is going to be with me for a while so I should to deal with it. So sorry for “venting” but I need to get it out.