thyrotropin alpha

thyrotropin alpha

[-trō′pin]
a thyroid-stimulating hormone made with recombinant DNA technology, it increases the uptake of radioactive iodine in the thyroid and the secretion of thyroxine by the thyroid.
indications It is prescribed in diagnostic tests and to enhance uptake of 131I in the treatment of thyroid cancer.
contraindications Coronary thrombosis or known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use. It should not be given in untreated Addison's disease or after myocardial infarction.
adverse effects Among the most serious adverse effects are symptoms of hyperthyroidism, allergic reactions, hypotension, and arrhythmias.
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