Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Triostat

Descriptions


Liothyronine is used to treat myxedema coma or precoma, a very serious complication of hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone .

Liothyronine injection can be used as a substitute for the oral dose when a rapid effect is needed and when the oral route is not allowed .

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription .

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution
  • Injectable