Thyroid Nodules - Medications

Radioactive iodine is sometimes used to treat hyperthyroidism in people who have noncancerous thyroid nodules.

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If a nodule is noncancerous but is producing too much thyroid hormone, causing hyperthyroidism, antithyroid medicines may be used before radioactive iodine treatment. For more information on treating hyperthyroidism, see the topic Hyperthyroidism.

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