Combined thyroxine and triiodothyronine for thyroid replacement therapy.

  title={Combined thyroxine and triiodothyronine for thyroid replacement therapy.},
  author={Sue F Taylor and Malavika Kapur and Ross Adie},
  journal={British medical journal},
  volume={2 5704},
Tablets containing 50mug. of thyroxine and 15mug. of triiodothyronine have been used to treat patients with hypothyroidism of varied aetiology. Following total thyroidectomy a daily dose of three tablets-that is, 150mug. of thyroxine and 45mug. of triiodothyronine-maintained patients in a euthyroid state and produced a protein-bound iodine level within the normal range. The preparation is preferable to dried thyroid because of uniformity of activity and speed of action, and when the patient is… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 15 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-3 of 3 references

The skin lesions in Case 1 were

Keiser, Ruben, Wolinski, Kushner

Die Regulation der Schliddriisenfunktion bei Jodmangel, p. 505

H. Studer, M. A. Greer
View 2 Excerpts

Clinical Pharmacology

M. S. Wool, H. A. Selenkow
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…