Metyrapone Safely Treats Cushing’s Disease in Pregnant Woman

Metyrapone Safely Treats Cushing’s Disease in Pregnant Woman

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Metyrapone Safely Treats Cushing’s Disease in Pregnant Woman

Cushing’s disease was successfully treated using metyrapone in a pregnant women with no harm to the unborn baby, a case-report found. The report, “Cushing Disease Treated Successfully with Metyrapone During Pregnancy,” was published in the journal AACE Clinical Case Reports. Cushing’s syndrome is characterized by excessive levels of the hormone cortisol in the body. In most cases, the disorder is caused by the abnormally high levels of another hormone called adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) driven by a…

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