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Thyroid drugs are thyroid hormones used to treat hypothyroidism. They are used to supplement the natural thyroid hormones in the body. Thyroid drugs are used in treatment of low thyroid activity, treating or suppressing different types of goiters and for diagnosing certain thyroid conditions.
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