antithyroid drugs, low-dose 12 month regimen
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2005 Apr 18;(2):CD003420 Systematic Review, Cochrane Review
IN hyperthyroidism, Graves disease The Use of
antithyroid drugs, low-dose 12 month regimen
As Treatment, Chronic
Is better Than
antithyroid drugs, high dose 6 months regimen
To was eqaul to control hyperthyroidism and reduce recurrence after stopping (30 to 55% in fdifferent studies) but produced less adverse events (9% withdrawals with low dose VS 16% high dose)