The drug of choice for the treatment of thyrotoxicosis during pregnancy is: (LQ)
1. Propylthiouracil is agent of choice for women who require antithyroid medications during pregnancy.
2. Propylthiouracil crosses the placenta less readily than methimazole and the use of methimazole during pregnancy has been associated with several cases of scalp defects (aplasia cutis) in the infant.
3. Radioactive iodine is absolutely contraindicated during pregnancy.