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Levothyronine, Cytomel, Triostat

Description

Levothyronine is synthetic triiodothyronine (T3), thyroid hormone.


Action

thyroid hormone, synthetic T3

Indications

hypothyroidism

Side Effects

Palpitations, sinus tachycardia, cardiac arrhythmias, tremors, headache, nervousness, insomnia, pseudotumor cerebri, diarrhea, nausea/vomiting, weight loss, menstrual irregularity.

Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions


Negative interactions:

Calcium carbonate
Calcium carbonate interferes with absorption of thyroid hormone. Take separately.

Iron
Iron may impair effectiveness of levothyroxine possibly by binding to it. Take separately.

Soy
Soy may directly interfere with thyroid function.

 

 

 

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