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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Determination of lodothyronine Absorption and Conversion of L-Thyroxine (T4) to (L-Triiodothyronine (T3) using Turnover Rate Techniques.
As was demonstrated by the work of Ladenson and Ridgway the treatment with 50 [micro]g L-triiodothyronine or 100 [micro]g L-thyroxine intravenous was able to result in reversal of blunted ventilator responsiveness, increase in cardiac inotropy, renal excretion of water load, and basal metabolic rate within hours to days after the start of treatment [25, 26].
Specifically, recommendations 22.1 and 22.2 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).