Agents used to treat hypothyroidism
- Agents used to treat hypothyroidism
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Agents used to treat hypothyroidism or underactive thyroid gland.
Drug Drug Description Levothyroxine A synthetic T4 hormone used to treat hypothyroidism that can be used along with surgery and radioiodine therapy to manage thyrotropin-dependent well-differentiated thyroid cancer. Liotrix May be used to treat primary, secondary or tertiary hypothyroidism. May also be used to suppress thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) secretion in patients with simple (nontoxic) goiter, subacute or chronic... Tiratricol A metabolite of T3 and T4 thyroid hormones; promoted for hyperlipidemia, localized lipodystrophy, and obesity. Tiratricol has been used in trials studying the treatment of Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome. Liothyronine A thyroid hormone replacement therapy used to treat hypothyroidism, to suppress TSH, and to help in the diagnosis of hyperthyroidism. Thyrotropin alfa A recombinant form of thyroid stimulating hormone used in diagnostic testing for thyroid cancer and alongside radioactive agents to destroy thyroid tissue. Thyroid, porcine A naturally-occurring peptide hormone used for the replacement therapy for hypothyroidism of any etiology, treatment for euthyroid goiters, and management of thyroid cancers.
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