About Cytomel (Prescription Drug)

Cytomel is a brand name for the drug liothyronine sodium, a synthetic form of the thyroid hormone tri-iodio-thyronine or T3. Cytomel is used medically in the treatment of hypothyroidism. Read more

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findthesun's Cytomel History (Ongoing)
Cytomel (liothyronine (t3))
50 mcg Daily Dec 12, 2011 - Jan 20, 2012
25 mcg Daily Jan 20, 2012 - Last Update

findthesun's Cytomel is for…

  • Hashimoto's thyroiditis

findthesun's side effects of Cytomel…

  • Anxiety and frustration Dec 12, 2011
  • Diarrhea Dec 12, 2011


Jan 25, 2012

25 mcg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hashimoto's thyroiditis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (anxiety and frustration, diarrhea)
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips
Taking this instead of synthroid took away idiopathic intracranial hypertension -- I would put up with a lot for that :)