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Thyroid Potency Calculations

Author(s):  Stack Bob

Issue:  Jul/Aug 2010 - Sterile Compounding
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Abstract:  The United States Pharmacopeia defines the label strength for Levothyroxine Sodium USP, Liothyronine Sodium USP, and Thyroid Powder USP. These powders need a certificate of analysis for potency calculations. This article is an explanation of the calculations involved to achieve the correct United States Pharmacopeia label strength for thyroid hormones.

Related Keywords: Bob Stack, RPh, thyroid hormones T4 T3, levothyroxine sodium, liothyronine sodium, certificates of analysis, thyroid USP, potency analysis

Related Categories: QUALITY CONTROL, ENDOCRINOLOGY/HORMONES/ MENOPAUSE/ANDROPAUSE

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