Cytomel (Oral)

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what is the difference between Cytomel & Armour Thyroid medication?

I was taking Cytomel for hypothyroidism.  When it was time to renew the prescription, my DR suggested Armour Thyroid instead of Cytomel.,  After 3 months, I have lost energy, my hair is thinning, and just don't want to do anything but sl...
by HS in houston, tx, 01/27/2008

breasfeeding and taking clenbuterol and cytomel

I am breastfeeding and would like to know if and how much clenbuterol and cytomel I can take?  I have done some research but cannot come up with an answer.  If you would let me know it would be greatly appreciated
by Dawn in Florida, 10/10/2006

Cytomel (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Cytomel (Oral)

Cytomel (Oral) Medication Classification


Cytomel (Oral) Brandname

Synthroid, Levoxyl, Levothroid, Armour Thyroid, Unithroid, Cytomel, Thyrolar, Westhroid, Nature-Throid NT-1, Nature-Throid NT-2, Nature-Throid NT-1/2, Nature-Throid NT-3

Cytomel (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Treats hypothyroidism (the body does not produce enough thyroid hormone).

When To Not Use Cytomel (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to any type of thyroid hormone or if you have an overactive thyroid gland.

How Should You Use Cytomel (Oral)

Capsule, Tablet

  • Your doctor will tell you how much to take and how often
  • Take your medicine at the same time every day.
  • Take the medicine on an empty stomach.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine without first checking with your doctor, you may need to take smaller and smaller doses before completely stopping the medicine.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Take the missed dose take as soon as possible.
  • Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next regular dose.
  • You should not use two doses at the same time.

Proper Cytomel (Oral) Storage

Store Cytomel (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Cytomel (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Cytomel (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are taking a blood thinner (Coumadin®), cholestyramine (Questran®), medicine for diabetes (insulin, Diabenese®, Glucotrol®), estrogens, birth control pills, or products used for colds, asthma, appetite control, hay fever, or sinus problems.

Cytomel (Oral) Warnings

  • Check with your doctor before taking this medicine if you have heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, or an underactive adrenal or pituitary gland.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Large doses of thyroid hormones, especially when taken with diet pills, can result in dangerous side effects.
  • Make sure you see your doctor for regular check-ups so your condition can be followed closely.

Cytomel (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Skin rash or hives
  • Shortness of breath or trouble breathing
  • Chest pain
  • Fast or pounding heartbeat
  • Inability to stand heat
  • Extreme nervousness or irritability, tremors
  • Severe diarrhea, intense sweating
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Anxiety
  • Headache
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Appetite changes, weight loss
  • Irregular menstrual periods

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