Photograph of Lithyronine under the microscope.

Liothyronine is part of a synthetic or natural thyroid hormone drug. Liothyronine sodium is not firmly bound to serum protein, so it is readily available to body tissues. Thyroid hormone drugs are used as a replacement or supplemental therapy in patients with hypothyroidism of any etiology. Also it is used as a pituitary thyroid-stimulating hormone suppressants as a prevention to various euthyroid goiters.

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