Overview

Diiodothyronine is a hormone. It is used as medicine.

People take diiodothyronine for obesity, to treat high levels of cholesterol or other fats (lipids) in the blood (hyperlipidemia), and to increase muscle strength.

How does it work ?

Some animal and test tube research suggests that diiodothyronine might speed up metabolism and reduce fat storage. But there is no reliable research in people, so no one knows if diiodothyronine has these effects in people.

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