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  1. liothyronineliothyronine
    liothyronine (Oral route)lye-oh-THYE-roe-neenIntravenous routeSolutionDrugs with thyroid hormone activity, alone or together with other therapeutic agents, have been used for the treatment of obesity. In euthyroid patients, doses within the range of daily hormonal requirements are ineffective for weight reduction. Larger doses may produce serious or even life-threatening manifestations of to...
  2. liothyronine Intravenousliothyronine Intravenous
    liothyronine (Intravenous route)lye-oh-THYE-roe-neenIntravenous routeSolutionDrugs with thyroid hormone activity, alone or together with other therapeutic agents, have been used for the treatment of obesity. In euthyroid patients, doses within the range of daily hormonal requirements are ineffective for weight reduction. Larger doses may produce serious or even life-threatening manifestation...
  3. LiothyronineLiothyronine
    Liothyronine Generic Name: Liothyronine (lye-oh-THYE-roe-neen)Brand Name: TriostatLiothyronine , used alone or in combination with other medicines, should not be used to treat obesity or for weight loss. Large doses may cause serious or life-threatening toxic effects, particularly when used with other medicines that reduce the appetite.Liothyronine is used for:Treating myxed...
  4. Liothyronine TabletsLiothyronine Tablets
    LiothyronineGeneric Name: Liothyronine (lye-oh-THYE-roh-neen)Brand Name: CytomelLiothyronine, used alone or with other medicines, should not be used to treat obesity or for weight loss. Large doses may cause serious or life-threatening situations, particularly when used with other medicines that reduce the appetite.Liothyronine are used for:Treating low thyroid function. It i...
  5. Liothyronine Sodium (T3; triiodothyronine)Liothyronine Sodium (T3; triiodothyronine)
    Liothyronine Sodium( T 3 ; triiodothyronine ) Pronunciation: (lie-oh-THIGH-row-neen SO-deeuhm)Class: Thyroid hormoneTrade Names:Cytomel- Tablets 5 mcg- Tablets 25 mcg- Tablets 50 mcgTrade Names:Triostat- Injection 10 mcg/mLPharmacologyIncreases metabolic rate of body tissues; is needed for normal growth and maturation.PharmacokineticsAbsorption95% absorbed.Distr...
  6. liotrixliotrix
    liotrixGeneric Name: liotrix (LYE oh trix)Brand Names: Thyrolar-1, Thyrolar-1/2, Thyrolar-1/4, Thyrolar-2, Thyrolar-3What is liotrix?Liotrix is a man-made form of a hormone that is normally produced by your thyroid gland to regulate the body's energy and metabolism. Liotrix is given when the thyroid does not produce enough of this hormone on its own.Liotrix treats hypothyroidism (low...
  7. liotrixliotrix
    liotrix (Oral route)lee-voe-thye-ROX-een SOE-dee-um, lye-oh-THYE-roe-neen SOE-dee-umCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.EuthroidThyrolarAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Thyroid SupplementUses For liotrixLiotrix is used to treat hypothyroidism, a condition where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. It is also used to help decrease ...
  8. LiotrixLiotrix
    Liotrix Generic Name: Liotrix (LYE-oh-triks)Brand Name: ThyrolarLiotrix , used alone or in combination with other medicines, should not be used to treat obesity or for weight loss. Large doses may cause serious or life-threatening side effects, particularly when used with other medicines that reduce the appetite.Liotrix is used for:Treating low thyroid activity, treating or ...
  9. LiotrixLiotrix
    LiotrixPronunciation: (LIE-oh-trix)Class: Thyroid hormoneTrade Names:Thyrolar ¼- Tablets 3.1 mcg T 3 /12.5 mcg T 4 (thyroid equivalent to 15)Trade Names:Thyrolar ½- Tablets 6.25 mcg T 3 /25 mcg T 4 (thyroid equivalent to 30)Trade Names:Thyrolar 1- Tablets 12.5 mcg T 3 /50 mcg T 4 (thyroid equivalent to 60)Trade Names:Thyrolar 2- Tablets 25 mcg T 3 /100 mcg...
  10. LipitorLipitor
    LipitorGeneric name: Atorvastatin calciumBrand names: LipitorWhy is Lipitor prescribed?Lipitor is a cholesterol-lowering drug. Your doctor may prescribe it along with a special diet if your blood cholesterol or triglyceride level is high and you have been unable to lower your readings by diet alone. The drug works by helping to clear harmful low-density lipoprotein (LDL) chol...
  11. LipitorLipitor
    LipitorGeneric Name: atorvastatin (Oral route)a-tor-va-STAT-inCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.LipitorAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AntihyperlipidemicPharmacologic Class: HMG-COA Reductase InhibitorUses For LipitorAtorvastatin is used to lower cholesterol and triglyceride (fat-like substances) levels in the blood. Using this medicine may help...
  12. LipitorLipitor
    Lipitor Generic Name: Atorvastatin (a-TOR-va-STAT-in)Brand Name: LipitorLipitor is used for:Lowering high cholesterol and triglycerides in certain patients. It also increases high-density lipoprotein (HDL, "good") cholesterol levels. It is used along with an appropriate diet. It is used in certain patients to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, chest pain caused by angina, or...
  13. LipofenLipofen
    LipofenGeneric Name: fenofibrate (FEN oh FYE brate)Brand Names: Antara, Fenoglide, Lipofen, Lofibra, TriCor, TriglideWhat is Lipofen (fenofibrate)?Fenofibrate helps reduce cholesterol and triglycerides (fatty acids) in the blood. High levels of these types of fat in the blood are associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis (clogged arteries).Fenofibrate is used to treat hig...
  14. LipofenLipofen
    LipofenGeneric Name: fenofibrate (Oral route)fen-oh-FYE-brateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AntaraFenoglideLipofenLofibraTricorTriglideAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsuleTherapeutic Class: AntihyperlipidemicChemical Class: Fibric AcidUses For LipofenFenofibrate is used to lower triglyceride (fat-like substances) levels and cholesterol levels in ...
  15. LipofenLipofen
    Lipofen Generic Name: CIP - Fenofibrate (FEN-oh-FYE-brate)Brand Name: LipofenLipofen is used for:Controlling high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. It is used in combination with a diet low in cholesterol and saturated fat.Lipofen is a lipid-lowering agent. It works by lowering elevated blood triglyceride levels by making the liver produce fewer triglycerides an...