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Triiodothyronine (Liothyronine) Summary

Description: A T3 thyroid hormone normally synthesized and secreted by the thyroid gland in much smaller quantities than thyroxine (T4). Most T3 is derived from peripheral monodeiodination of T4 at the 5' position of the outer ring of the iodothyronine nucleus. The hormone finally delivered and used by the tissues is mainly T3.

Also Known As: Liothyronine; Cytomel; Thyroid Hormone, T3; T3 Thyroid Hormone; L-Tyrosine, O-(4-hydroxy-3-iodophenyl)-3,5-diiodo-

Networked: 2454 relevant articles (52 outcomes, 176 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Triiodothyronine is Relevant

  1. Hyperthyroidism : 7 outcomes 13 studies in 338 results
  2. Graves Disease (Basedow Disease) : 7 outcomes 11 studies in 113 results
  3. Hypothyroidism : 5 outcomes 22 studies in 360 results
  4. Thyrotoxicosis : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 125 results
  5. Body Weight (Weight, Body) : 2 outcomes 8 studies in 183 results
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Drugs Related to Triiodothyronine

  1. Thyroxine (Levothyroxine)
  2. Thyrotropin (Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone)
  3. Iodine
  4. Hormones
  5. Antibodies
  6. Oxygen
  7. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol)
  8. Thyroxine-Binding Globulin
  9. Thyroglobulin
  10. Thyrotropin-Releasing Hormone (Protirelin)
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Therapies Related to Triiodothyronine

  1. Cardiopulmonary Bypass (Heart-Lung Bypass)
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Coronary Artery Bypass (Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery)
  4. Reflexotherapy
  5. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
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