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by shimself
Mon Jan 30, 2012 4:35 pm
Forum: Hypothyroidism (Underactive Thyroid)
Topic: TSH refernece ranges
Replies: 10
Views: 7169

Re: TSH refernece ranges

Both diabetes and primary hypothyroidism are commonly seen in the subclinical stage - where the biochemical abnormality precedes any symptoms. Can you point me to the studies please? I'm curious to know why people were tested for hypothyroidism before they were symptomatic. Was there some epidemiol...
by shimself
Sat Jan 28, 2012 1:48 pm
Forum: Hypothyroidism (Underactive Thyroid)
Topic: long term use of carbimazole
Replies: 2
Views: 6840

Re: long term use of carbimazole

Thanks for the reply. There are 2 studies published recently which appear to show that relapse is more likely if carbimazole is discontinued too soon. 1 with a blocking dose, 1 with a lower (titrating?) dose. In my case (GO/TED), where antibodies are still present 3 years after I presented, I'm keen...
by shimself
Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:28 pm
Forum: Hypothyroidism (Underactive Thyroid)
Topic: long term use of carbimazole
Replies: 2
Views: 6840

long term use of carbimazole

It's commonly written that it is undesirable to use carbimazole long term (say >2years). But all my readings say that problems arise within months of first use, indeed I haven't found even one case report. Other than in the most general terms (ie it's not good to take a drug if you don't have to), w...
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