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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The topics selected were antithyroid drugs, psychopharmacology, antihelminthic drugs for models 1, 2 and 3, respectively.
Predicting relapse of Graves' disease following treatment with antithyroid drugs.
The hypoglycemic sulfonamides extensively used in the treatment of some forms of diabetes, antithyroid drugs, and others [16].
7,8 Other hypotheses include rupture of amniotic bands,9 teratogenic factors, intrauterine infections like chickenpox, zoster or herpes simplex, fetal exposure to cocaine, heroin, alcohol or antithyroid drugs, oligohydramnios and external compressions.
In the present study, selenium supplementation enhanced the effect of antithyroid drugs in patients with recurrent Graves' disease.
While thyroid hormones produced by or given to the mother cross the placenta in only limited amounts, both thyroid antibodies and antithyroid drugs (ATDs) readily cross the placenta and affect fetal thyroid function.
Therapy with antithyroid drugs is not indicated in these patients because this disorder is caused by the release of preformed thyroid hormone rather than synthesis of new T3 and T4.
You may need to see a specialist who will give you antithyroid drugs to settle down your thyroid.
Clinical manifestation may be delayed by 7-17 days because of the antithyroid drugs taken by the mother.
Researchers found relatively higher risk of relapse with the antithyroid drugs (52.
ANCA positive vasculitis in association with antithyroid drugs was first reported in 1992 (2).