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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The allegations against Salazar included a claim by United States distance runner Kara Goucher that in 2011 he recommended she take the thyroid medication Cytomel in order to lose weight.
Goucher claimed Salazar pushed her to take a thyroid medication called Cytomel to help her lose weight after the birth of her son.
Another popular drug is called Cytomel, which contains only T3.
Until the backlog is resolved, people who prefer the combination of pig hormones may talk to their doctors about taking prescription Cytomel (synthetic "1"3) plus Synthroid (synthetic T4).
Unfortunately, patients flock to practitioners offering experimental treatments based on preliminary studies: Cytomel, magnesium injections, dehydroepiandrosterone, long courses of systemic antifungals or antibiotics, "natural" hormones, and Provigil.
The unique features of the Wilson protocol that distinguish it from conventional T3 therapy ate that it uses a sustained release form of T3, as opposed to Cytomel, and it is cyclic in its administration, with the dose and cycle-length adjusted according to patient symptomatic response.
Newly introduced treatments for depression include the use of "booster drugs" that help the primary antidepressant drug work more effectively, including Cytomel (a thyroid stimulator), lithium and Ritalin.
Although most people do best with Nature-Throid, some do better with Cytomel or Synthroid.