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Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome - I have POTS that is temporary but incapacitating for 1-2

Posted 29 Apr 2013 by kidswp 1 answer

... months following major illness and most recently thyroidectomy for early Thyroid cancer. My physician is recommending Thyrogen and possible RAI. Could this trigger POTS? With my POTS I have sodium wasting and inability to stay hydrated and intolerance to water without salt i.e. V-8 or chicken ...

Hi everyone, Here's an update on my cancer treatment?

Posted 15 Mar 2012 by smileyhappy 6 answers

I started Low iodine diet since March 12th until April 1st. Then I was lucky that Thyrogen was made available last week. I get a Thyrogen shot March 26 and 27th. Then Rai (Radioactive Iodine treatment) on March 28th. Then I start Isolation at home until April 2nd. I have to stay 6 feet away from ...

Is Thyrogen covered by Medicare? I can't seem to get a straight answer anywhere!?

Posted 4 Jan 2011 by jmoonwatch 1 answer

Thyrogen is administered in the hospital during prior to Radioactive Iodine scans for the thyroid. One person stated it was expensive since it is a RX and not a treatment. However, on the Medicare website, Thyrogen is not listed anywhere? Has anyone experienced using Thyrogen relative to Medicare?

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