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Dextrothyroxine is a dextrorotary isomer of thyroxine. It saw research as a cholesterol-lowering drug but was pulled due to cardiac side-effects. It increases hepatic lipase which in turn improves utilization of triglycerides and decreases levels of lipoprotein(a) in serum.   Wikipedia

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  • Availability: Prescription Only
  • Delivery Methods: Oral
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dextrothyroxine | dextrothyroxine sodium | d-t4 | d-thyroxine | sodium dextrothyroxine | t4 (liotrix) | thyroxine

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