Tireoidin (Thyreoidinum; synonym: Thyranon, Thyroid, Thyrotan) - hormonal drug thyroid gland. Made from dried glands slaughter cattle.
Powder yellow-grey with a weak odour characteristic of dried animal tissues. Tireoidin nerastvorim in water, alcohol, and other solvents. Has biological activity of thyroid hormone. Step tireoidina linked with the presence of two hormones: thyroxine and triiodothyronine. Both hormones increase energy processes in the body, increase the need tissues of oxygen, increased glucose intake and its disposal, affect the functional state of the nervous and cardiovascular systems, liver, kidneys.
Tireoidin appoint (in relatively small doses), with the lack of the thyroid gland and in higher doses), with the excess tireotroponogo pituitary function.
The main indications for its use are: hypothyroidism, myxedema, cretinism, cerebral-pituitary diseases proceeding with hypothyroidism, thyroid cancer, goiter euthyroid.
Higher doses for adults inside: single 0.3 g daily 1 g; for children under the age of 6 months: time is 0.01 grams daily - 0.03 g; from 6 months. up to 1 year: single - 0.02 g daily, 0.06 g; in the age of 2 years: single - 0,03 g daily 0.09 g; 3-4 years: single - 0.05 g daily 0.15 g; 5-6 years: single - 0.075 g daily - 0,25 g, 7-9 years: single 0.1 g daily 0.3 g; 10-14 years: single - 0.15 grams daily - 0,45,
When possible overdose of tireotoxicoza (increased heart rate, palpitations, sweating), stenocardia. In a number of cases of possible allergic phenomenon.
Contraindications: thyrotoxicosis, diabetes, Addison's disease, a severe form of coronary heart disease.
Method of production: powder and tablets of 0.05, 0.1 and 0.2 g Storage: list B.