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Hyperthyroidism (cont.)

Therapies to Decrease Hyperthyroid Symptoms

Beta Adrenergic blocking agents

  • Block the action of thyroid hormone in the body, which slows the heart rate and decreases shakiness
  • No change in high levels of thyroid hormone in blood
  • Examples of these agents include:
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Thyrotoxicosis is the hypermetabolic condition associated with elevated levels of free thyroxine (FT4), free triiodothyronine (FT3), or both.

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