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Thyroid storm Treatments

Treatments for Thyroid storm

The following treatments are listed for Thyroid storm in our knowledge base:

  • Lugol iodine or potassium iodide
  • If needed, immediately provide supplemental oxygen, ventilatory support, and intravenous fluids
  • Control hyperthermia by applying ice packs and cooling blankets and by administering acetaminophen
  • Glucocorticoids to decrease peripheral conversion of T4 to T3

Treatments for Causes of Thyroid storm

Review the treatment information pages for various causes of Thyroid storm:

More causes: not all possible causes for Thyroid storm are listed above; for a full list refer to causes of Thyroid storm.

Treatment Notes

Only your doctor can advise whether any of these treatments are appropriate for your specific medical situation. Always discuss all treatment options with your doctor before making a decision, including whether to start or discontinue any treatment plan.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Thyroid storm:

The following list of conditions have 'Thyroid storm' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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