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thyrotropin-injection

GENERIC NAME: THYROTROPIN - INJECTION (thigh-row-TROW-pin)

Medication Uses | How To Use | Side Effects | Precautions | Drug Interactions | Overdose | Notes | Missed Dose | Storage

USES: Thyrotropin is used to help test for thyroid disorders.

HOW TO USE: This medication is given by injection either once a day (24 hours) for 2 doses, or every 3 days for 3 doses, as determined by your doctor. A test to check the thyroid gland activity will be given one day after the last dose.

SIDE EFFECTS: This medication causes nausea, vomiting, headache, itching, sweating, irritability or nervousness. These effects should disappear within a few days. Notify your doctor if they continue or become severe. Notify your doctor if you experience: chest pain, rapid heart rate, breathing difficulties. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.




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