Therapeutic Drugs Causing Thyroid Disorders

Gurpur , Koldabadi Sudhakar and Verma, Ruchi and Kurba, Vijaya Bhaskar and Kumar, Lalit (2012) Therapeutic Drugs Causing Thyroid Disorders. APAC, 1 (3). pp. 54-57.

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Thyroid function can be influenced by drugs in many ways. Drugs like Lithium, Iodinated drugs, Interferon alpha, Dexamethasone, Salicylates, Androgens, Anabolic steroids, Rifampicin and many others alter Thyroid activity by varying mechanisms. In this review we have tried to include number of drugs leading to thyroid disorder. Knowledge about this is required as physicians dealing with the patients and patients who are taking these medications should have deep knowledge about the possible causes and management of these disorders.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmaceutics
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2012 06:14
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2012 06:14

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