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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2 state that patients with hypothyroidism should be treated with L-thyroxine monotherapy and that the evidence does not support using L-thyroxine and L-triiodothyronine combinations to treat hypothyroidism (Grade A, BEL 1 [indicating the evidence is based on large, randomized controlled prospective trials] and Grade B, BEL 1, respectively).
Reported cross reactivity with L-triiodothyronine, D-triiodothyronine was 100% and with other iodinated thyronines was < 1.