The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
October 26, 2015
Drugs for Hypothyroidism
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Drugs for Hypothyroidism
October 26, 2015 (Issue: 1480)
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- J Jonklaas et al. Guidelines for the treatment of hypothyroidism - prepared by the American thyroid association task force on thyroid hormone replacement. Thyroid 2014; 24:1670.
- P Colucci et al. Pharmacokinetic equivalence of a levothyroxine sodium soft capsule manufactured using the new food and drug administration potency guidelines in healthy volunteers under fasting conditions. Ther Drug Monit 2011; 33:355.
- FS Celi et al. Metabolic effects of liothyronine therapy in hypothyroidism: a randomized, double-blind, crossover trial of liothyronine versus levothyroxine. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2011; 96:3466.
- FS Celi et al. The pharmacodynamic equivalence of levothyroxine and liothyronine: a randomized, double blind, cross-over study in thyroidectomized patients. Clin Endocrinol 2010; 72:709.
- WM Wiersinga et al. 2012 ETA Guidelines: the use of L-T4 + L-T3 in the treatment of hypothyroidism. Eur Thyroid J 2012; 1:55.
- V Panicker et al. Common variation in the DIO2 gene predicts baseline psychological well being and response to combination thyroxine plus triiiodothyronine therapy in hypothyroid patients. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2009: 94:1623.
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- JR Garber et al. Clinical practice guidelines for hypothyroidism in adults: cosponsored by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the American Thyroid Association. Thyroid 2012; 22:1200.
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