TITLE

ANTITHYROID DRUGS

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs 2012;2008, p132
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on antithyroid drugs which are used for the treatment of overactive thyroid and angina. The dosage and usage information is provided. The possible adverse reactions or side effects of the drug, warnings, and precautions are discussed. Possible interaction of the drug with other drugs is also mentioned.
ACCESSION #
31714945

 

Related Articles

  • ANTITHYROID DRUGS.  // Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs 2012;2012, p134 

    The article presents information on topical antithyroid drugs, including dosage, usage, adverse reactions, side effects, precautions when administering, and possible interaction with other drugs.

  • ANTITHYROID DRUGS. GRIFFITH, H. WINTER // Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs 2012;2011, p134 

    The article presents information on antitthyroid drugs for the treatment of hyperthyroidism, including the drug's dosage, usage, adverse reactions, side effects, precautions when administering, and possible interaction with other drugs.

  • ANTITHYROID DRUGS. GRIFFITH, H. WINTER // Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs 2012;2010, p134 

    The article presents information on antithyroid drugs, which are antihyperthyroids, including its dosage, usage, adverse reactions, side effects, precautions when administering, and possible interaction with other drugs.

  • ANTITHYROID DRUGS.  // Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs 2012;2007, p132 

    The article presents information on antithyroid drugs, the drugs used for the treatment of overactive thyroid and angina. The dosage and usage information is provided. The possible adverse reactions or side effects of the drug, warnings, and precautions are discussed. Possible interaction of the...

  • methimazole.  // Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, 9th edition;2005, p665 

    Provides information on methimazole, an antithyroid agent used for the palliative treatment of hyperthyroidism. Pharmacokinetics; Contraindications and precautions; Adverse reactions and side effects; Prescribed dosage.

  • CARBIMAZOLE INDUCED AGRANULOCYTOSIS WITH MARKED MARROW PLASMACYTOSIS MIMICKING MULTIPLE MYELOMA. Dass, J.; Gupta, A.; Kothakota, S. R.; Agarwal, P. K.; Bhargava, M. // Acta Endocrinologica (1841-0987);2014, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p671 

    Carbimazole is a common drug used to treat hyperthyroidism. Agranulocytosis is a known adverse effect of these anti-thyroid drugs but plasmacytosis simulating multiple myeloma is a very uncommon manifestation of this drug. We report here the case of a patient of hyperthyroidism who developed...

  • methimazole.  // Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, 10th edition;2007, p769 

    The article presents a nursing guide for methimazole, a drug used for treating hyperthyroidism. The mechanism of action of the antithyroid agent is discussed. Information on its pharmacokinetics is provided. Precautionary measures and contraindications for its use are cited. The adverse effects...

  • Antithyroid Drugs. Cooper, David S. // New England Journal of Medicine;3/3/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 9, p905 

    Looks at the function and therapeutic use of antithyroid drugs. Use of antithyroid drugs in the treatment of hyperthyroidism; Mechanisms and clinical pharmacology; Description of potential side effects associated with antithyroid drugs; Recommendations for use during pregnancy and lactation;...

  • Acute cholestatic hepatitis along with agranulocytosis: A rare side effect of carbimazole. Jain, Karun; Chakrapani, M.; Smitha, K. // Annals of African Medicine;2010, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p102 

    Antithyroid drugs have been used for more than 50 years for the management of hyperthyroidism. Most patients tolerate treatment well but some may develop life-threatening side effects such as agranulocytosis, aplastic anemia and cholestatic hepatitis. A 45-year-old female was diagnosed with...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics