Hyperthyroidism: Medicines for Symptoms - Topic Overview
Additional medicines that doctors may use to treat the symptoms of
Beta-blocker medicines, including
propranolol (such as Inderal), atenolol (Tenormin), or metoprolol
(Lopressor), to control a fast heartbeat, tremors,
sweating, and nervousness. Your doctor may prescribe one of these medicines
while you are waiting for antithyroid medicine or radioactive iodine treatment
to start working.
Medicated eyedrops, if your eyes are
Corticosteroid medicines, to control any pain or
swelling in the thyroid gland.