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Hypothyroidism Summary

Description: A syndrome that results from abnormally low secretion of THYROID HORMONES from the THYROID GLAND, leading to a decrease in BASAL METABOLIC RATE. In its most severe form, there is accumulation of MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDES in the SKIN and EDEMA, known as MYXEDEMA.

Also Known As: Hypothyroidisms

Networked: 10560 relevant articles (307 outcomes, 945 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hypothyroidism

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Thyroxine (Levothyroxine) : 77 outcomes 220 studies in 2131 results : FDA 13 Generic
  2. Hormones : 37 outcomes 111 studies in 1327 results : IBA
  3. Iodine : 19 outcomes 55 studies in 748 results : IBA
  4. Thyrotropin (Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone) : 17 outcomes 57 studies in 1053 results : FDA 1
  5. Antibodies : 10 outcomes 34 studies in 535 results : IBA
  6. Thyroid Hormones : 10 outcomes 31 studies in 352 results : IBA
  7. Propylthiouracil : 9 outcomes 28 studies in 311 results : FDA 15
  8. Autoantibodies : 6 outcomes 13 studies in 163 results : IBA
  9. Iodide Peroxidase (Deiodinase) : 6 outcomes 12 studies in 200 results : IBA
  10. Amiodarone (Amiodarona) : 6 outcomes 7 studies in 239 results : FDA 4 Generic
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Diseases Related to Hypothyroidism

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

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  1. Thyroidectomy : 13 outcomes 26 studies in 344 results
  2. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 10 outcomes 12 studies in 184 results
  3. Hormone Replacement Therapy (Therapy, Hormone Replacement) : 9 outcomes 16 studies in 134 results
  4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 3 outcomes 7 studies in 84 results
  5. Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 4 results
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