Thyrofit (50 mcg) is a thyroid hormone, prescribed for myxedema. It is also used to treat goiter (enlarged thyroid gland). It reverses hypothyroidism symptoms.
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Drug information on Thyrofit (50 mcg) (Liothyronine) from Eris (Enzo Biopharma)
Drug Name : Liothyronine
Liothyronine(Cytomel) generic Thyrofit (50 mcg) is a thyroid hormone, prescribed for myxedema. It is also used to treat goiter (enlarged thyroid gland). It reverses hypothyroidism symptoms.
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Trade Names for Liothyronine
The recommended dose is 5 to 25 mcg per day.
Central Nervous System :
Tremor, headache, nervousness, irritability and sleeplessness.
Weight loss, stomach upset, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps and increased appetite.
Excessive sweating, fever, changes in menstrual cycle and sensitivity to heat.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, as a single dose before breakfast every day.
Contraindicated in patients with untreated thyrotoxicosis, heart attack and hypersensitivity.
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.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature, and in an airtight container.