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Last Updated: 03 May 2022

Liothyronine is a man-made type of a hormonal agent that is normally produced by your thyroid gland to manage the body's energy and metabolic rate. Liothyronine is given as part of a medical test for thyroid disorders. Liothyronine is used together with surgical treatment and radioactive iodine therapy in people with thyroid cancer. Liothyronine ought to not be used to treat obesity or weight troubles. Liothyronine may additionally be used for objectives not noted in this medication guide. Liothyronine ought to not be used to treat obesity or weight issues. You may not be able to use liothyronine if you have an adrenal gland trouble that is not controlled by therapy. Since thyroid hormonal agent occurs naturally in the body, almost anybody can take liothyronine. You might not be able to use this medicine if you have an adrenal gland problem that is not controlled by therapy. Managing your thyroid hormonal agent degrees is very essential during pregnancy, and your dosage demands may be different during each trimester. Older adults might be more conscious the effects of liothyronine, and doses are generally lower for people in this age group. If you are switching over to liothyronine from any other thyroid medication, quit using the other medication before you start taking liothyronine. When given as part of a thyroid suppression test, you will require to take liothyronine for numerous days in a row in preparation for the test. Your thyroid function will require to be tested typically. You might require to take thyroid medication for the rest of your life.

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