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Thyroid Medications (cont.)

Thyroid Medications

Many thyroid medications can be used to treat the various thyroid disorders.This article will review the following therapies:

  • Thyroid hormone replacement to treat hypothyroidism (not enough thyroid hormone) or thyroid cancer
  • Medicines to treat hyperthyroidism (too much thyroid hormone)
  • Other treatments for hyperthyroidism
  • Radioactive iodine treatment
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/2/2015

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