Liotrix Side Effects
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Mar 17, 2022.
For the Consumer
Applies to liotrix: oral tablets
Side effects include:
Adverse reactions result from overdosage and resemble manifestations of hyperthyroidism, including fatigue, weight loss, increased appetite, heat intolerance, fever, excessive sweating, headache, hyperactivity, nervousness, anxiety, irritability, emotional lability, insomnia, tremor, muscle weakness, palpitations, tachycardia, arrhythmias, increased heart rate and BP, heart failure, angina, AMI, cardiac arrest, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, elevations in liver function test results, hair loss, flushing, decreased bone mineral density, menstrual irregularities, and impaired fertility.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to liotrix: oral tablet
Adverse reactions other than those attributable to hyperthyroidism due to therapeutic overdose are rare. Excessive doses may result in a hypermetabolic state resembling in every respect the condition of endogenous origin.[Ref]
Postmarketing reports: Hypothyroidism, thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) increased, TSH decreased[Ref]
Postmarketing reports: Palpitation, blood pressure increased, heart rate increased[Ref]
Postmarketing reports: Hypersensitivity[Ref]
Postmarketing reports: Arthralgia, myalgia[Ref]
Postmarketing reports: Keratoconjunctivitis sicca[Ref]
Postmarketing reports: Fatigue, sluggishness, weight increased, asthenia, chest pain[Ref]
Postmarketing reports: Headache, tremor[Ref]
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- Drug class: thyroid drugs
Related treatment guides
1. "Product Information. Thyrolar (liotrix)." Forest Pharmaceuticals (2001):
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