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Thyrotoxicosis Summary

Description: A hypermetabolic syndrome caused by excess THYROID HORMONES which may come from endogenous or exogenous sources. The endogenous source of hormone may be thyroid HYPERPLASIA; THYROID NEOPLASMS; or hormone-producing extrathyroidal tissue. Thyrotoxicosis is characterized by NERVOUSNESS; TACHYCARDIA; FATIGUE; WEIGHT LOSS; heat intolerance; and excessive SWEATING.

Also Known As: Thyrotoxicoses

Networked: 2869 relevant articles (114 outcomes, 165 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Thyrotoxicosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Iodine : 12 outcomes 28 studies in 457 results : IBA
  2. Amiodarone (Amiodarona) : 10 outcomes 13 studies in 283 results : FDA 4 Generic
  3. Antithyroid Agents (Antithyroid Drugs) : 9 outcomes 1 study in 93 results : IBA
  4. Propranolol (Inderal) : 8 outcomes 5 studies in 86 results : FDA 158 Generic
  5. Antibodies : 7 outcomes 2 studies in 80 results : IBA
  6. Thyroxine (Levothyroxine) : 6 outcomes 13 studies in 226 results : FDA 13 Generic
  7. Thyrotropin (Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone) : 6 outcomes 2 studies in 123 results : FDA 1
  8. Hormones : 5 outcomes 9 studies in 225 results : IBA
  9. Thyroid Hormones : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 107 results : IBA
  10. Lithium : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 52 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Thyrotoxicosis

  1. Graves Disease (Basedow Disease)
  2. Hyperthyroidism
  3. Thyroiditis
  4. Hypothyroidism
  5. Goiter
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Key Therapies for Thyrotoxicosis

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  1. Thyroidectomy : 11 outcomes 7 studies in 158 results
  2. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 4 outcomes 6 studies in 82 results
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 4 outcomes in 33 results
  4. Plasmapheresis : 3 outcomes in 26 results
  5. Radiotherapy : 1 outcome 1 study in 11 results
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