Thyroid Hormones and Drugs Quiz

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Which hormone is responsible for stimulating the thyroid to produce T3 and T4?

Thyrotropin Stimulating Hormone (TSH)

Which type of thyroid drugs are made from animal thyroid?

Natural thyroid drugs

What is the principal pharmacologic effect of thyroid hormones?

Increased metabolic rate in body tissues

How do thyroid hormones affect the heart?

Increase heart rate and cardiac output

Which drug is commonly used for thyroid hormone replacement?

Levothyroxine

What is the mechanism of radioactive iodine in treating hyperthyroidism?

Inducing acute thyroiditis

Which endocrine disorder is characterized by overproduction of ACTH?

Cushing’s syndrome

What is the primary cause of Addison’s disease?

Primary insufficiency of the adrenal cortex

Which hormone is responsible for regulating calcium levels in the body?

Parathyroid hormone

Which of the following drugs mimics the hormones produced by the pituitary gland?

Pituitary drugs

Test your knowledge about thyroid hormones and drugs used to treat thyroid conditions like hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. Learn about the functions of T3 and T4 hormones and different treatment options.

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