They can also facilitate physician-patient discussions. Drug Monographs More than 7100 monographs are provided for prescription and over-the-counter drugs, as well as for corresponding brand-name drugs, herbals, and supplements. Drug images are also included.Serum TBG (Thyroxine-Binding Globulin) Level Test. Written by Gretchen Holm Published on. June 1, 2012 Medically Reviewed by George Krucik, MD. Email; Print;.
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The antibody has a low-level radioactive isotope attached to it. The laboratory can then measure the amount of radiation in the sample, which indicates the amount of TBG in your blood.He tested me for Thyroxine Binding Globulin. THYROGLOBULIN OR THYROXINE BINDING GLOBULIN. By Squishee August 21, 2012 at 5:13 pm 3 replies;.
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Other medications that can impact your serum TBG level test results include: hormones opiates and opioids other specific medications (including depakote/depakene, Dilantin, phenothiazines, and prednisone) Tell your doctor about all medications you take, even those that may seem harmless, such as aspirin and birth control pills.Symptoms of thyroid issues, which may prompt your doctor to order this test, include: constipation difficulty sleeping dry or puffy skin eye problems (such as dryness, irritation, puffiness, bulging) fatigue and weakness hair loss hand tremors increased heart rate sensitivity to cold and light menstrual irregularity weight changes Preparing for the Serum TBG Level Test.
Typically, your results for both types of testing are measured in milligrams per 100 milliliters, or mg per 100 mL. If your sample is tested with radioimmunoassay, normal results range from 1.3 to 2.0 mg per 100 mL.You may choose to display additional information in your public forum profile by adjusting your discussion profile settings, and in some instances you may be able to customize your username specifically for commenting purposes.
High TBG levels do not always indicate that you have a problem. High results on this test are normal in pregnancy and in newborns. In other cases, high TBG levels may be caused by: acute intermittent porphyria (a rare genetic blood disorder) hypothyroidism (a condition in which your thyroid does not produce enough thyroid hormone).Thyroxine-binding globulin; Transcortin; SERPINF 1; see also disorders of globin and globulin proteins. Proteins: carrier proteins. Fatty acid: FABP 1; FABP 2; FABP 3.