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Lethyrox (50 mcg) (Liothyronine) Drug Price and Information

Liothyronine (Lethyrox (50 mcg)) is a thyroid hormone, prescribed for myxedema. It is also used to treat goiter (enlarged thyroid gland). It reverses hypothyroidism symptoms.

Lethyrox (50 mcg) - Intas Pharmaceutical Ltd.

Lethyrox (50 mcg)  Tablet  

Generic : Liothyronine
30 Tablets
Price Updated on August 8, 2019
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Drug information on Lethyrox (50 mcg) (Liothyronine) from Intas Pharmaceutical Ltd.


Medical condition(s) for which Lethyrox (50 mcg) may be prescribed

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

The recommended dose is 5 to 25 mcg per day.

Side effects of Lethyrox (50 mcg)

Central Nervous System : Tremor, headache, nervousness, irritability and sleeplessness.

Gastrointestinal : Weight loss, stomach upset, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps and increased appetite.

Miscellaneous : Excessive sweating, fever, changes in menstrual cycle and sensitivity to heat.

How to use Lethyrox (50 mcg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, as a single dose before breakfast every day.


When Should Lethyrox (50 mcg) not be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with untreated thyrotoxicosis, heart attack and hypersensitivity.


Warnings and Precautions for Lethyrox (50 mcg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart or blood vessel disease, high blood pressure, overactive thyroid, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may affect blood sugar level, monitor sugar level regularly.

Patient may experience with certain symptoms like shaking of the hands, nervousness, difficulty in sleeping, headache, change in appetite, diarrhea, weight loss etc., if it is so consult with your doctor.

Other Precautions for Lethyrox (50 mcg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Lethyrox (50 mcg)

Store it at room temperature, and in an airtight container.

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