What are the possible complications of amiodarone-associated thyroid dysfunction?

Updated: Aug 28, 2020
  • Author: Mini Gopalan, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Complications include the following:

  • Hyperthyroidism, thyroid storm

  • Hypothyroidism, myxedema coma

  • Aplastic anemia secondary to perchlorate use

  • Agranulocytosis or hepatitis secondary to thionamides


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