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Name: The Medical letter on drugs and therapeutics
Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) are one of the causative drugs of drug-induced hypothyroidism. In most cases, AED-induced hypothyroidism is subclinical and indicated only by abnormalities of free thyroxine...
Hypothyroidism has been associated with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) incidence; however, the relationship between hypothyroidism and HCC patient outcomes is unclear. We investigated the impact of hy...
Hypothyroidism has been suggested to be an uncommon cause of hyponatremia. However, little is known about the prevalence of hypothyroidism in patients with different levels of hyponatremia. The object...
The aim of this study was to evaluate levothyroxine (LT4) replacement daily doses, considered clinical and biochemical appropriate, in patients with Central Hypothyroidism (CeH) and compare them with ...
Gall stones are the most common biliary pathology. Subclinical hypothyroidism is not a common problem in the population with thyroid disease, several explanations for a possible relation between hypot...
Overt hypothyroidism is associated with increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) as indicated by hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and increased low-density lipoprotein cholestero...
Some people with hypothyroidism have persistent symptoms despite adequate treatment with thyroid hormones. We are testing whether giving calcitonin to such people will improve their qualit...
The aim of this study is to further characterize the treatment related changes in insulin sensitivity, substrate metabolism and intra hepatic- and intramyocellular lipid content in patient...
To investigate the incidence of detected hypothyroidism after iodinated contrast exposure in pediatric patients from birth to 3 years of age (inclusive) in a routine clinical practice sett...
This study evaluates the effectiveness of stimulating the neurological segments c8-th5 in patients with latent hypothyroidism. One half of the participants will receive an osteopathic ma...
A condition in infancy or early childhood due to an in-utero deficiency of THYROID HORMONES that can be caused by genetic or environmental factors, such as thyroid dysgenesis or HYPOTHYROIDISM in infants of mothers treated with THIOURACIL during pregnancy. Endemic cretinism is the result of iodine deficiency. Clinical symptoms include severe MENTAL RETARDATION, impaired skeletal development, short stature, and MYXEDEMA.
Drugs used by veterinarians in the treatment of animal diseases. The veterinarian's pharmacological armamentarium is the counterpart of drugs treating human diseases, with dosage and administration adjusted to the size, weight, disease, and idiosyncrasies of the species. In the United States most drugs are subject to federal regulations with special reference to the safety of drugs and residues in edible animal products.
Drugs which have received FDA approval for human testing but have yet to be approved for commercial marketing. This includes drugs used for treatment while they still are undergoing clinical trials (Treatment IND). The main heading includes drugs under investigation in foreign countries.
The use of multiple drugs administered to the same patient, most commonly seen in elderly patients. It includes also the administration of excessive medication. Since in the United States most drugs are dispensed as single-agent formulations, polypharmacy, though using many drugs administered to the same patient, must be differentiated from DRUG COMBINATIONS, single preparations containing two or more drugs as a fixed dose, and from DRUG THERAPY, COMBINATION, two or more drugs administered separately for a combined effect. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Chronic autoimmune thyroiditis, characterized by the presence of high serum thyroid AUTOANTIBODIES; GOITER; and HYPOTHYROIDISM.
The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in the neck, just above thecollarbone and is an endocrine gland that make hormones. These Thyroid hormones control the rate of many activities in the body, including how fast the body burns calories and how fast th...