- for hypothyroidism, T3 replacement;
- Adult: initial dose of 25ug/24hr, then titration q1-2 weeks according to clinical response & thyroid function tests to maintenance of 25-75ug PO qd;
- 25ug equivalent to 1 grain desiccated thyroid or .10 mg of levothyroxine;
- Reduce dose in elderly
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Friday, December 16, 2011 3:43 pm