Thyroxin


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thy·rox·ine (T4),

, thyroxin (thī-rok'sēn, -sin),
The l-isomer is the active iodine compound existing normally in the thyroid gland and extracted therefrom in crystalline form for therapeutic use; also prepared synthetically; used for the relief of hypothyroidism, cretinism, and myxedema.

thy·rox·ine

, thyroxin (thī-rok'sēn, -sin)
The active iodine compound existing normally in the thyroid gland and extracted therefrom in crystalline form for therapeutic use; also prepared synthetically; used for the relief of hypothyroidism, congenital hypothyroidism, and myxedema.

Thyroxin

The hormone secreted by the thyroid gland.
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thy·rox·ine

, thyroxin (thī-rok'sēn, -sin)
The active iodine compound existing normally in the thyroid gland and extracted therefrom in crystalline form for therapeutic use; also prepared synthetically; used for the relief of congenital hypothyroidism, and myxedema.
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Conclusions: Transient primary congenital hypothyroidism is more frequent than expected and found often in males in the primary congenital hypothyroidism cases, started thyroxin therapy in neonatal period.
By timely screening and supplementing thyroxin in patients with hypothyroidism maternal and fetal complication can be prevented, so routine screening of thyroid dysfunction is recommended in pregnancy.
value T3resin 65 144 Thyroxin 0.5 25.3 Triiodothyronine 0.2 10 Thyroidstimulating 0.1 56.4 TSH_value -0.7 56.3 TABLE VI.
While treatment for hypothyroidism is essentially taking thyroxin tablets for life, that for hyperthyroidism include medications, iodine therapy or surgery.
Mismanaged diabetes, both type 1 and type 2, may result in low T3 (triiodothyronine) state, which is expressed by low serum total and free T3 levels but may show near-normal serum T4 (serum thyroxin) and thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) concentrations.
Thus, gonadal growth, total body weights, thyroxin levels, plumage moult and the testis histological profiles were investigated under long days (18L: 6D).
My thyroid was underactive and I was prescribed thyroxin. It took months to kick in, but then I lost weight and started to feel more energetic.
Subsequently, an intravenous plastic catheter was inserted into a forearm vein and baseline blood samples were drawn for the measurement of FSH, LH, hCG, total T, free T, androstenedione, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS), TSH, total thyroxin (T4), free thyroxin (FT4), and liothyronine (T3).
In 2011, it was reported that individuals after near total thyroidectomy, even if kept euthyroid by thyroxin supplement, gained more weight than euthyroid controls [6].
Every patient was evaluated with thyroid function tests--free thyroxin and thyroid stimulating hormone, TAT, MAT and ultrasonography to define the extent of the disease.

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