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Liotrix Side Effects

Applies to liotrix: oral tablet

In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by liotrix. In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

Major Side Effects

You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking liotrix:

Incidence not determined
  • Chest pain
  • constipation
  • depressed mood
  • difficulty in moving
  • discouragement
  • dryness of the eye
  • dry skin and hair
  • fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse
  • fear, nervousness
  • feeling cold
  • feeling sad or empty
  • fever
  • headache
  • hives or welts
  • hoarseness or husky voice
  • increased sweating
  • increased weight
  • increase in blood pressure
  • irritability
  • irritation
  • itching skin
  • joint pain, stiffness or swelling
  • lack of appetite
  • lack or loss of strength
  • loss of interest or pleasure
  • muscle aching or cramping
  • muscle pain or stiffness
  • nausea
  • redness of skin
  • shakiness in legs, arms, hands, feet
  • shortness of breath
  • skin rash
  • sleeplessness
  • slowed heartbeat
  • sluggishness
  • swelling of eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  • swollen joints
  • tightness in chest
  • tiredness
  • trembling or shaking of hands or feet
  • trouble concentrating
  • troubled breathing or swallowing
  • trouble sleeping
  • unable to sleep
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • weight gain
  • wheezing

Minor Side Effects

Some of the side effects that can occur with liotrix may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

Incidence not determined
  • Hair loss, thinning of hair

Not all side effects for liotrix may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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