antithyroid

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antithyroid

(ˌæntɪˈθaɪrɔɪd)
adj
acting against excessive thyroid activity
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Adj.1.antithyroid - having the effect of counteracting excessive thyroid activityantithyroid - having the effect of counteracting excessive thyroid activity; "antithyroid drugs"
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Sugawara, "Examination of antithyroid effects of smoking products in cultured thyroid follicles: only thiocyanate is a potent antithyroid agent," Acta Endocrinologica, vol.
The drug is an antithyroid agent indicated to treat hyperthyroidism.
Fast-forward a decade or so and lithium became generally in use, which, of course, is an antithyroid agent as well as an antimanic agent.
Propyl-thiouracil (PTU), a standard antithyroid agent was used as a reference compound.
Secretary SAAP (India) highlighted the goitrogenic/ antithyroidal potential of commonly consumed Indian cyanogenic plant foods and stated that Iodine deficiency does not always cause endemic goitre and Iodine supplementation does not always result in complete eradication of goitre; conversely there are epidemiological and experimental evidences that concomitant exposure to other naturally occurring antithyroid agents magnify the severity of goitre.
Up to 50% of agranulocytosis maybe induced by nonchemotherapy drugs, such as antithyroid agents and antimicrobial medications [2].