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Medications for Hypothyroidism, After Thyroid Removal (Hypothyroidism, Post-Thyroidectomy)

Other names: Thyroid Removal

Diminished production of thyroid hormone, after surgical removal of part or all of the thyroid gland. Clinical manifestations of thyroid insufficiency include low metabolic rate, tendency to gain weight, somnolence, and sometimes myxedema.

Drugs used to treat Hypothyroidism, After Thyroid Removal

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
WP Thyroid 0.0 1 review
Rx A N

Generic name: thyroid desiccated systemic

Drug class: thyroid drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Triostat Rate Add review
Rx A N

Generic name: liothyronine systemic

Drug class: thyroid drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

NP Thyroid 3.1 23 reviews
Rx A N

Generic name: thyroid desiccated systemic

Drug class: thyroid drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Westhroid 8.0 3 reviews
Rx A N

Generic name: thyroid desiccated systemic

Drug class: thyroid drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Levo-T 1.0 1 review
Rx A N

Generic name: levothyroxine systemic

Drug class: thyroid drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Thyquidity Rate Add review
Rx A N

Generic name: levothyroxine systemic

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Tirosint-Sol 10 1 review
Rx A N

Generic name: levothyroxine systemic

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Euthyrox 1.3 7 reviews
Rx A N

Generic name: levothyroxine systemic

Drug class: thyroid drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Novothyrox Rate Add review
Rx A N

Generic name: levothyroxine systemic

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Unithroid 3.2 6 reviews
Rx A N

Generic name: levothyroxine systemic

Drug class: thyroid drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

liothyronine 8.0 20 reviews
Rx A N

Generic name: liothyronine systemic

Brand names:  Cytomel, Triostat

Drug class: thyroid drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

thyroid desiccated 6.0 66 reviews
Rx A N

Generic name: thyroid desiccated systemic

Brand names:  Armour Thyroid, Nature-Throid, Westhroid, NP Thyroid, WP Thyroid …show all

Drug class: thyroid drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Tirosint 6.9 21 reviews
Rx A N

Generic name: levothyroxine systemic

Drug class: thyroid drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Cytomel 8.5 9 reviews
Rx A N

Generic name: liothyronine systemic

Drug class: thyroid drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Nature-Throid 9.0 11 reviews
Rx A N

Generic name: thyroid desiccated systemic

Drug class: thyroid drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Armour Thyroid 6.4 26 reviews
Rx A N

Generic name: thyroid desiccated systemic

Drug class: thyroid drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Levoxyl 7.8 8 reviews
Rx A N

Generic name: levothyroxine systemic

Drug class: thyroid drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Synthroid 6.5 55 reviews
Rx A N

Generic name: levothyroxine systemic

Drug class: thyroid drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

levothyroxine 5.5 133 reviews
Rx A N

Generic name: levothyroxine systemic

Brand names:  Synthroid, Levoxyl, Tirosint, Euthyrox, Novothyrox, Unithroid, Levo-T, Thyquidity, Tirosint-Sol …show all

Drug class: thyroid drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
Rx Prescription Only.
OTC Over the Counter.
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter.
Off-label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
Pregnancy Category
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Schedule
M The drug has multiple schedules. The schedule may depend on the exact dosage form or strength of the medication.
U CSA Schedule is unknown.
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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