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Antithyroid drugs given in first trimester increase risk for congenital malformations

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eMediNexus    23 January 2018

Women who received antithyroid drugs (methimazole and propylthiouracil), for Graves’ disease during the first trimester of pregnancy are at increased risk of their infants being born with congenital malformations, suggests a study published online January 23, 2018 in Annals of Internal Medicine.

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