6.2. Thyroid and antithyroid drugs
6.2.1. Thyroid hormones
Restricted to specialist use only.
NB: IV liothyronine should only be required for the treatment of myxoedema coma.
For all other replacement therapy, please refer to levothyroxine entry.
Restricted to specialist initiation on the advice of a consultant endocrinologist in accordance with local guideline for the use in combination with levothyroxine for the treatment of hypothyroidism.
Only licensed preparations should be prescribed.