Liothyronine is utilized to treat an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism). It replaces or gives more thyroid chemical, which is typically made by the thyroid organ. Liothyronine is a man-made type of thyroid chemical. Low thyroid chemical levels can happen normally or when the thyroid organ is harmed by radiation/prescriptions or eliminated by a medical procedure. Having sufficient thyroid chemical assists you with remaining sound. For youngsters, having sufficient thyroid chemical aides them develop and learn normally.This drug is additionally used to treat different kinds of thyroid issues (like particular sorts of goiters, thyroid malignant growth). It can likewise be utilized to test for particular sorts of thyroid disease.This medicine ought not be utilized to treat barrenness except if it is brought about by low thyroid chemical levels.
Certain meds can diminish the retention of liothyronine. Models incorporate items that contain aluminum or magnesium, stomach settling agents, sucralfate, calcium supplements, iron, bile corrosive restricting tars, (for example, cholestyramine, colestipol, colesevelam), simethicone, sevelamer, sodium polystyrene sulfonate, among others. Assuming you take any of these meds, take them somewhere around 4 hours prior or after liothyronine. In the event that you take lanthanum, take it something like 2 hours prior or after liothyronine.
Side effects of low thyroid chemical levels incorporate sleepiness, muscle throbs, stoppage, dry skin, weight gain, slow heartbeat, or aversion to cold. You might see an improvement in these side effects inside a couple of days. Let your PCP know if you don't improve or then again assuming you deteriorate.