LIOTHYRONINE SODIUM is a Schedule G drug.
Liothyronine is a man-made form of a hormone that is normally produced by your thyroid gland to regulate the body’s energy and metabolism. Liothyronine is given when the thyroid does not produce enough of this hormone on its own.Liothyronine should not be used to treat obesity or weight problems.This medication should not be used to treat infertility unless it is caused by low thyroid hormone levels.


LIOTHYRONINE SODIUM is generally used to treat: Hypothyroidism, Goiter, Thyroid Cancer
LIOTHYRONINE SODIUM can address symptoms like: Fatigue (tiredness), Increased Sensitivity To Cold, Slow Growth (failure To Thrive), Constipation, Weight Gain, Hair Loss, Slow Heart Rate (pulse), Restless Or Irritability

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 18yrs

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Studies show it as Safe

Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Check with your Doctor first

How Do I Take It?

LIOTHYRONINE SODIUM is generally taken Before Food.
Route of Administration: Oral,


  • You should not take Liothyronine,if you are allergic to it.
  • Take exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.
  • Liothyronine is usually taken once daily. Follow your doctor’s instructions.
  • If you are switching to liothyronine from any other thyroid medication, stop using the other medication before you start taking liothyronine.
  • Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
  • Do not change brands or change to a generic product without first asking your doctor. Different brands of liothyronine may not work the sameIf you also take cholestyramine or colestipol, avoid taking these medications within 4 hours before or after you take liothyronine.
  • Avoid taking an antacid within 4 hours before or after you take liothyronine. Some antacids can make it harder for your body to absorb liothyronine.
  • It may affect blood sugar level, monitor sugar level regularly.
  • You should separate the administration of liothyronine and multivitamin with minerals by at least 4 hours.
  • Thyroid hormones should not be administered to patients with an acute myocardial infarction that is not complicated by hypothyroidism.

Symptoms of Overdosage

LIOTHYRONINE SODIUM over-dosage can result in: Head Headache, Body Excessive Sweating, Hands Swelling, Confusion, Weakness (generalized), Irregular Menstrual Periods, Shortness Of Breath, Chest Pain, Rapid Heart Rate (pulse), Nervousness, Restless Or Irritability

Common Side-Effects

LIOTHYRONINE SODIUM : Diarrhoea, Hair Loss, Head Headache, Restless Or Irritability, Nervousness, Difficulty Sleeping, Abdomen Upset Stomach, Abdomen Stomach Cramps, Fever, Body Excessive Sweating, Irregular Menstrual Periods

Serious Side-Effects

LIOTHYRONINE SODIUM : Hyperthyroidism, Chest Pain, Pounding Heart (pulse), Irregular Heartbeat, Ankles Swelling, Difficulty Breathing, Fatigue (tiredness), Mood Swings

Rare Side-Effects


Disease Interactions

LIOTHYRONINE SODIUM can interfere with: Adrenal Insufficiency, Panhypopituitarism, Hypertension, Hyperthyroidism, Diabetes Mellitus, Seizure, Diabetes Insipidus

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Room Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)

Available Alternatives

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