Articles about “T3”
T3 (cytomel) (Liothyronine sodium) Cytomel is the most common synthetic version of the T3 or triiodothyronine. T3 is not produced directly by the thyroid gland but by the thyroid-stimulating hormone or THS. THS is also responsible for the production of T4 or thyroxine. Drugs with thyroid hormone activity, such as Cytomel, are used for the treatment of obesity since they are effective fat-burning agents. Cytomel exerts its fat-burning ability via the following metabolic pathways and processes.