Combined thyroxine and triiodothyronine for thyroid replacement therapy.

@article{Taylor1970CombinedTA,
  title={Combined thyroxine and triiodothyronine for thyroid replacement therapy.},
  author={Sue F Taylor and Malavika Kapur and Ross Adie},
  journal={British medical journal},
  year={1970},
  volume={2 5704},
  pages={270-1}
}
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

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