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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Drug Brand Names Aripiprazole * Ability Lamotrigine * Lamictal Brexpiprazole * Rexulti Levothyroxine * Bupropion * Wellbutrin Synthroid, Levoxyl Carbamazepine * Liothyronine * Cytomel Tegretol, Equetro Lithium * Eskalith, Lithobid Cariprazine * Vraylar Lurasidone * Latuda Divalproex * Depakote Oxcarbazepine * Duloxetine * Cymbalta Oxtellar XR, Trileptal Esketamine * Spravato Paroxetine * Paxil Fluoxetine * Prozac Sertraline * Zoloft Bottom Line
Currently, Sigmapharm's product line consists of Adefovir Dipivoxil Tablets, for hepatitis B, which is the first and only generic product equivalent to Hepsera tablets; Sodium Phenylbutyrate Powder, for urea cycle disorders, which is equivalent to Buphenyl powder; Acitretin Capsules, equivalent to Soriatane capsules with a primary indication for the treatment of severe psoriasis; Dofetilide Capsules, equivalent to Tikosyn capsules for the treatment of arrhythmia; and Liothyronine Sodium Tablets, equivalent to Cytomel tablets for the treatment of hypothyroidism, which is now only available in 90-count (typical unit of use) bottles and is the most stable Liothyronine product on the market, with a recently Food and Drug Administration-approved shelf life of five years.
The use of a combination of thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) therapy together (e.g., Armour Thyroid, Nature-Throid, or combination therapy of Synthroid and Cytomel) is very often required to adequately manage patients who do not adequately respond to T4 therapy alone.
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.
Thyroid hormone medications, including levothyroxine (Levothroid, Levoxyl, Synthroid), liothyronine (Cytomel) and liotrix (Euthroid, Thyrolar), are given when blood tests show that you have hypothyroidism,.
Another popular drug is called Cytomel, which contains only T3.