need to know if it is used in any mental illness
1 Mar 2011
Liothyronine is a man-made form of a hormone that is normally produced by your thyroid gland to regulate the body's energy and metabolism. Liothyronine is given when the thyroid does not produce enough of this hormone on its own.
Liothyronine treats hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone). Liothyronine is also used to treat or prevent goiter (enlarged thyroid gland), and is also given as part of a medical tests for thyroid disorders.
Liothyronine is indicated for the treatment of Hypothyroidism, After Thyroid Removal, Myxedema, Underactive Thyroid (Hypothyroidism), Myxedema Coma, TSH Suppression, Thyroid Suppression Test.
- Liothyronine Information for Consumers
- Liothyronine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Liothyronine (detailed)
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1 answer • 13 Mar 2010
My insurance company refilled my Cytomel RX as Liothyronine, I assume b/c of $$$$. Is it OK to take (5mcg- 1Xper day)?
1 answer • 6 Feb 2013
My dr has prescribed me liothyronine t3 thyroid replacement for hypothyroidism. I am breastfeeding a 1 y.o. conflicting studies say its fine to take ...
1 answer • 4 Jul 2013