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liothyronine sodium (Cytomel, Triostat) is a drug prescribed for the treatment of hypothyroidism in adults and children. Side effects, dosage, warnings and precautions, and pregnancy safety should be reviewed prior to taking any medication.

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    • Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy Hypothyroidism during pregnancy can be treated with synthetic thyroid hormones to maintain the proper thyroid hormone balance....learn more »
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Terms related to liothyronine sodium:

  • Cytomel
  • Triostat

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