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Thyroid and Antithyroid drugs
Mechanism of Action
Isomer of thyroid hormone (T4)
T3 has higher potency
Propylthiouracil (PTU) and Methimazole (MMI)
Inhibits Thyroid Peroxidase
PTU Blocks Peripheral Conversion of T4 to T3
Change in LOC (Altered Mental Status)
Propranolol (Or Esmolol)
PTU (Thionamides) Initially
Iodine Solution (Lugol Iodine)
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