What is Tiromel (Liothyronine) used for?
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Tiromel (Liothyronine) is a synthetic hormone prescribed to treat an underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism). The medication boosts low hormone levels to prevent symptoms associated with this condition such as fatigue, depression, edema, or decreased heart rate. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other conditions that are not listed here.
How should I use Tiromel (Liothyronine)?
Strictly follow your physician's instructions while using Tiromel (Liothyronine) to ensure the safest treatment. One tablet is normally taken each morning, but your particular regimen will depend on the severity of your symptoms and your current health condition. Swallow the tablets whole with a full glass of water. Never change the form of the medication by crushing, splitting, or chewing it as this may destroy or alter the effects of the contents. Ask your physician or pharmacist any questions you have to ensure the correct application.
What are the side effects of Tiromel (Liothyronine)?
Tiromel (Liothyronine) may cause side effects in some patients including:
Immediately tell your doctor if any symptoms become intense or more serious side effects appear that worry you. It may be necessary to adjust your dosage or frequency of application to prevent further problems from occurring.
Tiromel (Liothyronine) should not be used to treat patients with an overactive thyroid gland. It is also necessary to inform your physician if you have heart disease, diabetes, or kidney conditions causing increased urine production as these conditions may cause serious complications during treatment.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Tiromel (Liothyronine). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.