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What is Liotrix?

Liotrix is a combination of two synthetic (man-made) thyroid medications. It contains levothyroxine (T4) and liothyronine (T3). Liotrix is available only under the brand name Thyrolar. It is a prescription medication for the treatment of hypothyroidism or insufficient production of the natural thyroid hormones by the body. This medication provides the thyroid hormones that are missing. Occasionally, this medication is also used to diagnose a case of mild hyperthyroidism, or overactive thyroid production, or to treat goiter.

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