NHS England Low Priority Treatment - liothyronine (including Armour Thyroid and liothyronine combination products) by all Sub-ICB Locations

Why it matters: Liothyronine is used to treat an underactive thyroid. It has a very high cost and limited evidence. It is sometimes used in combination with levothyroxine in products. Most patients can have symptoms controlled on much cheaper levothyroxine. The manufacturer has been the subject of a Competition and Markets Authority investigation.

Description: Cost of liothyronine per 1000 patients

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Tagged as: Cost Saving, NHS England Low Priority (or browse all measures)

Sub-ICB Locations are ordered by mean percentile over the past six months. Each chart shows the results for the individual Sub-ICB Location, plus deciles across all Sub-ICB Locations in the NHS in England.

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