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.
According to state records, Royal Palm staff determined two days later that a mistake had been made with the prescription because bottles of liothyronine were mislabeled.
Michelle and Denise point out that many doctors are unaware of new blood tests and other treatment options, such as natural desiccated thyroid, synthetic combination hormone replacement and Liothyronine (T3 only).
We further defined thyroid disease by considering those people who said they currently had thyroid disease and were taking any thyroid-related medication, including levothy-roxine, liothyronine, "thyroid desiccated," and "thyroid drugs unspecified" for hypothyroidism and propylthiouracil and methimazole for hyperthyroidism.
He had also been treated with oral prednisone, betahistine, diuretics, and liothyronine without benefit.
The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland located at the throat that produces numerous related hormones: thyroxin (also known as T4), liothyronine (also known as T3), T2, and T1.