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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Although most people do best with Nature-Throid, some do better with Cytomel or Synthroid.
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).
Liothyronine Sodium Tablets are the generic version of King Pharmaceuticals' thyroid deficiency treatment Cytomel , which had total U.
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.
Goucher, who left the Oregon Project in 2011, says Salazar encouraged her to take a thyroid medication called Cytomel to help her lose weight after the birth of her son.