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Liothyronine Coupon - Liothyronine 5mcg tablet

Generic Cytomel

LIOTHYRONINE is a thyroid hormone. This medicine can improve symptoms of thyroid deficiency such as slow speech, lack of energy, weight gain, hair loss, dry skin, and feeling cold. It also helps to treat goiter (an enlarged thyroid gland). Compare triiodothyronines.
Liothyronine Coupon - Liothyronine 5mcg tablet
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Liothyronine Side Effects

What should I watch for?

You will need regular exams and occasional blood tests to check the response to treatment. If you receive this medicine for an underactive thyroid, it may be several weeks before you notice an improvement. Check with your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve.

It may be necessary for you to take this medicine for the rest of your life. Do not stop using this medicine unless your doctor or health care professional advises you to.

This medicine can affect blood sugar levels. If you have diabetes, check your blood sugar as directed.

If you are going to have surgery, tell your doctor or health care professional that you are taking this medicine.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Arm, back or jaw pain

changes in appetite

changes in menstrual periods

chest pain or discomfort

chest tightness or heaviness

cold clammy skin

confusion

decreased urine output

diarrhea

dilated neck veins

dizziness

extreme fatigue

fainting

fast, slow, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse

fever

hand tremors

headache

increased bowel movements

irregular breathing

irritability

leg cramps

lightheadedness

menstrual changes

nausea

nervousness

sensitivity to heat

shortness of breath

sweating

swelling of face, fingers, feet, or lower legs

troubled breathing

trouble sleeping

vomiting

weak pulse

weight gain

weight loss

wheezing

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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