Other medicines that doctors may use to treat the symptoms of
Beta-blocker medicines. Examples are
propranolol (such as Inderal), atenolol (Tenormin), and metoprolol
(Lopressor). These drugs control a fast heartbeat, tremors,
sweating, and nervousness. Your doctor may prescribe one of them
while you wait for antithyroid medicine or radioactive iodine treatment
to start working.
Medicated eyedrops. You may use these if your eyes are
Corticosteroid medicines. These control any pain or
swelling in the thyroid gland.
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November 14, 2014
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