liothyronine

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Noun1.liothyronine - thyroid hormone similar to thyroxine but with one less iodine atom per molecule and produced in smaller quantity; exerts the same biological effects as thyroxine but is more potent and briefer
thyroid hormone - any of several closely related compounds that are produced by the thyroid gland and are active metabolically
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liothyronine

n liotironina
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On a typical day, Kennedy was taking ascorbic acid (500mg) twice a day; hydrocortisone (10mg); prednisone (2,5mg) twice a day; methyltestosterone (10 mg/d); liothyronine sodium (25mg) twice daily; i[logical not]udrocortisone (0.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Liothyronine Sodium Tablets USP, 5 mcg (base), 25 mcg (base) and 50 mcg (base).
Therefore, if pati ents with depression are prescribed liothyronine sodium, they should be monitored closely for the development of thyrotoxic symptoms, and the dose should be titrated to keep serum thyrotropin levels within the normal range.