Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Thyrogen

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Thytropar

Descriptions


Thyrotropin alfa injection is a form of human thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH). It is used with or without radioactive iodine imaging to test the presence of thyroglobulin (Tg) in patients with thyroid cancer.

Thyrotropin alfa is also used with radioactive iodine to remove any remaining diseased thyroid tissue in patients with thyroid cancer who have had most or all of their thyroid gland removed.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the immediate supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Solution