ea0065p443 | Thyroid | SFEBES2019
, Tringham Jennifer
Hyperthyroidism commonly affects women of child-bearing age. Use of carbimazole in the first trimester of pregnancy has been shown to be associated with certain congenital abnormalities, such as aplasia cutis, choanal atresia, dysmorphic facial features, abdominal wall and gastrointestinal tract defects, in up to 2% of cases. The MHRA issued a Drug Safety Alert in February 2019, recommending to strengthen the advice on contraception given to women of child-bearing age who need...