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Levothyroxine sodium

This drug is simply synthetic T4


This drug is simply synthetic T3


This drug is preferable for the long-term treatment of hypothyroidism, because of its longer half-life


This is the average replacement dose (in ug) of L-thyroxine for hypothyroidism


This class of drugs is used in the medium to long-term treatment of hyperthyroidism


This thionamide drug has a 2 h half-life and is less potent than methimazole


This thionamide drug has a 12 h half-life and is more potent than propylthiouracil


Thionamide drugs work by inhibiting this from occuring to lumenal thyroglobulin

iodide salts

These drugs are effective for rapid relief of acute thyrotoxicosis (thyroid storms)

radioactive sodium iodide

This drug is used for the definitive medical treatment of hyperthyroidism


This beta-blocker drug is an adjuvant therapy for symptom control of hyperthyroidism

calcium channel blockers

These drugs relieve the tachycardia of hyperthyroidism


This glucocorticoid inhibits peripheral T4 to T3 conversion

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