What is Cytomel?

Cytomel is a form of thyroid hormone. It is liothyronine and it resembles T3 hormone. Its action and side effect are similar to those of hyperthyroidism. It is used in the treatment of obesity but in not very effective in euthyroid patients.

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How long does it take Cytomel to work and is dosage too low?

In December, I was started on .25 of generic Synthroid because I...

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I think there is some mistake in the thyroid test report you have given. It is an essentially normal thyroid report and based on this...

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Hi, I was diagnosed with underactive thyroid a couple of years ago, had nodules that grew and ended up having a
complete thyroidectomy. I take...

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I have gone through your query and understand your concern.
You are suffering from cold intolerance.
As you had thyroidectomy, you are given...

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I would like to know why before when I took wellburtin, prozac, and one period I took both they were effective. Now since I had hypothyroid...

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Thanks for posting your query.

1. You are having a TSH level of 4.5 before starting the medicines. This comes under subclinical...

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