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What are the side effects of cytomel (liothyronine)?

What are the side effects of cytomel (liothyronine)?

Cytomel (liothyronine): Also known as t3, (liothyronine) is a precursor of thyroid hormone t4. Is occasionally used to boost antidepressants. Can elevate mood & cause irritability & sweating if in high doses. ...Read more

Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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What are the side effects of cytomel (liothyronine) use?

What are the side effects of cytomel (liothyronine) use?

Cytomel (liothyronine): Also known as t3, (liothyronine) is a precursor of thyroid hormone t4. Is occasionally used to boost antidepressants. Can elevate mood & cause irritability & sweating if in high doses. ...Read more

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Which is better sr-t3 or cytomel (liothyronine) for less side effects?

Usually T3 (liothyronine) SR: T3 sr is usually compounded with cellulose. This theoretically gives a slower absorption. Cytomel (liothyronine) can also work well if divided three to four times a day. Some use Cytomel (liothyronine) during the day and sr at bedtime. Others do better with some T4 on board. Everyone is different. Treatment must be individualized. ...Read more

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I have a blood clot disorder and have a clot in my left hip lung I'm on warfarin An T3 (liothyronine) my right arm to sore Is it a side effects?

I have a blood clot disorder and have a clot in my left hip lung I'm on warfarin An T3 (liothyronine) my right arm to sore Is it a side effects?

Look for a cause.: If you have a tendency to have blood clots, see a vascular specialist who can take a thorough history, perform a careful physical exam and test for "pro-coagulant factors". Proper treatment requires careful attention to detail. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking T3 (liothyronine) thyroid hormone for weight loss?

What are the side effects of taking T3 (liothyronine) thyroid hormone for weight loss?

Bad idea: Taking T3 (liothyronine) for weight loss is a bad idea. Excess of thyroid hormone can cause these and more :•nervousness •irritability •fatigue •fast heartbeat •weight loss •insomniahair lossthin skin •intolerance to heat •increased perspiration •muscle aches •weakness in upper arms and thighs •increased bowel movements •decreased menstrual flow. ...Read more

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My doctor just prescribed levocarnitine, liothyronine, and had me buy three vitamins otc. Side effects?

Please ask your doc: Your doctor should already know the side effects of liothyronine, like hyperthyroidism which can cause both short term and long-term consequences. T3 measurements are not useful in terms of assessing underactivity of the thyroid, particularly as a total T3 independent of TSH and ft4. Don't know why the other supplements either - you need to discuss further with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have primary hypothyroidism, my t3, (liothyronine) T4 is remains norm but TSH sometimes fluctuate, how to control-i am regularly takes thyroxine sodium 100mcg tab?

I have primary hypothyroidism, my  t3, (liothyronine) T4 is  remains norm but  TSH sometimes fluctuate, how to control-i am regularly takes thyroxine sodium 100mcg tab?

Lab results: One should not try to treat lab results. If your TSH is within normal limits, even if it fluctuates and you do not have symptoms, stay on the medication prescribed by your doctor and not be concerned. ...Read more

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If side effects are as miserable as the medications (naproxen, nafazodone, liothyranine, oxybutenin, lamitrogine) what else will be helpful?

If side effects are as miserable as the medications (naproxen, nafazodone, liothyranine, oxybutenin, lamitrogine) what else will be helpful?

Speak with your doc: Unfortunately many busy docs do not explain the reason fo the meds, or the side effects and the patient often is too shy to ask if it will help, not hurt. My favorite part while talki with my patient is to share possible problem such as the right times to take ordered meds, how much to take and when. I am always concerned that clients will not take meds in timely manner.Stop if side effects .O. ...Read more

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