ea0034p412 | Thyroid | SFEBES2014
, Andrew Julie
, Ward Emma
, Ajjan Ramzi
, Murray Robert
Background: Hyperthyroidism affects 1.3% of the population. The antithyroid drugs (ATD), carbimazole and propylthiouracil, can induce agranulocytosis, a rare but potentially life threatening side-effect with a prevalence of 0.100.15%. We assessed the adequacy of our patients knowledge of this side-effect.Methods: Patients on ATD completed a questionnaire before attending clinic. The questionnaire consisted of nine questions detailing informat...