What is T3 T4?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Bio-identical compound T3/T4

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T3 T4 is a thyroid replacement therapy. It is prepared in a compounding pharmacy in one capsule. The doctor prescribe the T3/T4 on a ratio of 1:3.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Hypothyroidism 5 1
Fatigue 4 3
Fibromyalgia 2 2
Hashimoto's thyroiditis 1 1
Oversleeping (too much sleep) 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with T3 T4

Side effect Patients
Tachycardia (fast heart rate) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking T3 T4

Dosage Patients
1 mcg daily 1
76 mcg daily 1
114 mcg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking T3 T4

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 2
Side effects too severe 2
Did not seem to work 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking T3 T4

Duration

Currently taking T3 T4

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking T3 T4

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 4
< $25 0
Not specified 2

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking T3 T4 and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Levothyroxine (Synthroid) 1
Liothyronine (T3) (Cytomel) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for T3 T4.