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

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)

CCGs are ordered by mean percentile over the past six months. Each chart shows the results for the individual CCG, plus deciles across all CCGs in the NHS in England.

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