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Liotrix (Oral route)

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Liotrix is used to treat hypothyroidism, a condition where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. It is also used to help decrease the size of enlarged thyroid glands (known as goiter) and to treat thyroid cancer . Liotrix is also used in some medical tests to help diagnose problems with the thyroid gland . This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription … Read more
Brand names include
Euthroid, Thyrolar
Drug classes About this
Thyroid Supplement

What works? Research summarized

Evidence reviews

Screening and Treatment of Subclinical Hypothyroidism or Hyperthyroidism [Internet]

This report focused on four questions:

Screening for and Treatment of Thyroid Dysfunction: An Evidence Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force [Internet]

Screening may lead to detection and treatment of asymptomatic subclinical thyroid dysfunction or undiagnosed overt thyroid disease, potentially resulting in improved clinical outcomes.

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