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Hyperthyroidism Summary

Description: Hypersecretion of THYROID HORMONES from the THYROID GLAND. Elevated levels of thyroid hormones increase BASAL METABOLIC RATE.

Also Known As: Primary Hyperthyroidism; Hyperthyroidism, Primary; Primary Hyperthyroidisms

Networked: 7777 relevant articles (329 outcomes, 632 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hyperthyroidism

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Iodine : 47 outcomes 66 studies in 889 results : IBA
  2. Methimazole (Thiamazole) : 34 outcomes 41 studies in 388 results : FDA 9 Generic
  3. Antithyroid Agents (Antithyroid Drugs) : 30 outcomes 20 studies in 333 results : IBA
  4. Hormones : 20 outcomes 50 studies in 706 results : IBA
  5. Thyroxine (Levothyroxine) : 16 outcomes 52 studies in 713 results : FDA 13 Generic
  6. Antibodies : 14 outcomes 22 studies in 373 results : IBA
  7. Propylthiouracil : 12 outcomes 20 studies in 294 results : FDA 15
  8. Thyrotropin (Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone) : 12 outcomes 16 studies in 481 results : FDA 1
  9. Carbimazole : 10 outcomes 9 studies in 117 results : IBA
  10. Thyrotropin Receptors (Thyrotropin Receptor) : 9 outcomes 13 studies in 416 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Hyperthyroidism

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

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  1. Thyroidectomy : 19 outcomes 14 studies in 326 results
  2. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 16 outcomes 29 studies in 249 results
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 8 outcomes 6 studies in 105 results
  4. Radiotherapy : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 33 results
  5. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 2 outcomes in 6 results
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