A 45-year-old member asked:
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Anyone used thyrolar (thyroxine and liothyronine)?

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Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience in Endocrinology
Not the best: All of the major professional societies for thyroid specialists, the endocrine society, the american thyroid association, and the american association of clinical endocrinologists have issued formal statements indicating that levothyroxine is the best choice for most patients. Both armour and thyrolar (thyroxine and liothyronine) provide too much T3 relative to t4, making it very difficult to keep tsh, free T4 & T3 normal.
Answered on Jan 15, 2015

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