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13 Jun 2006 17:42 PDT
13 Jul 2006 17:42 PDT
What is the minimum lethal dose of synthetic liothyronine sodium (T3)
taken orally? They typical ranges would be fine as well.
Request for Question Clarification by
13 Jun 2006 18:11 PDT
Liothyronine sodium is administered in very small doses, typically
starting at only 5 micrograms per day, and gradually increased in some
Individual tablets are usually provided in either 5, 10 or 50
microgram sizes. The maximum dose for a patient rarely exceeds 100
Tolerance to the drug is highly variable in patients, and there is no
reliable information on what constitutes a typical toxic dose. But
popping multiple pills of the stuff beyond a normal dose would be very
unwise, and quite possibly fatal.
Is that the sort of information you're looking for?
Clarification of Question by
14 Jun 2006 11:40 PDT
In any confirmed cases of death from liothyronine sodium was there a
typical range involved?
I've seen reports of people consuming 150mcg/day with limited side
effects. I'd like to find in fatal cases what the dose is, and if
there is any MLD or LD information.
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