Thyro3 Tablets (Liothyronine Sodium) - Product InformationThyro3 tablets (Generic Cytomel) contain Liothyronine Sodium which is a synthetic version of the naturally occurring hormone in the body called thyroid hormone. Thyroid hormone is essential for the regulation of energy and metabolism in the body. It is also required for cell growth. When a person’s body does not produce sufficient amounts of thyroid hormone, that person is known to be suffering from hypothyroidism. Liothyronine Sodium tablets (Thyro3) are prescribed as oral replacement therapy for the treatment of myxedema coma in hypothyroid patients to restore the thyroid levels back to normal. Thyro3 25 mcg tablets are also useful for the treatment and prevention of goiter, an endocrine disorder which is characterized by an enlarged thyroid gland. Liothyronine Sodium T3 tablets are also used by body-builders to enhance the burning of excess fat in the body to improve muscle mass. In our online pharmacy, Thyro3 tablets, also known as generic Cytomel T3 are available in the strength of 25 mcg of Liothyronine Sodium. Drug NameThyro3 tablets. Generic Liothyronine Sodium tablets, also known as Generic Cytomel are also available under different brand names such Triostat tablets.Manufacturer of Thyro3 TabletsThyro3 tablets, available in our online pharmacy are manufactured by Alpha-Pharma Healthcare (Website: www.alphapharma.com)Active Pharmaceutical IngredientThe active pharmaceutical ingredient in Thyro3 tablets is Liothyronine Sodium. Each Thyro3 tablet contains 25 mcg of Liothyronine Sodium. The inactive ingredients present in Thyro3 pills are calcium sulfate, gelatin, starch, stearic acid, sucrose and talc.What are Thyro3 Tablets Used For?Thyro3 25 mcg tablets, manufactured by Alpha Pharma, contain Liothyronine Sodium, which is the artificial form of the naturally-occurring thyroid hormone in the human body. Liothyronine Sodium tablets are typically administered as oral replacement therapy in patients who have lower levels of the naturally produced thyroid hormone (hypothyroidism).Liothyronine Sodium tablets helps to restore the deficit of thyroid hormone in the body and helps in the treatment of myxedema which develops in hypothyroid patients. Liothyronine Sodium tablets are also administered to patients who have developed hypothyroid states as a result of thyrotoxicosis treatment. Thyro3 pills are also useful for the treatment and prevention of an iodine deficiency disorder called goiter, which is characterized by an abnormally enlarged thyroid gland.Liothyronine Sodium tablets are also taken for the purposes of body building. Since Liothyronine Sodium tablets increases the metabolism rate of the body and efficiently utilizes carbohydrates, fats, and lipids present in the body, professional body builders' use Liothyronine Sodium T3 tablets to burn off excess fat accumulated in the body. Liothyronine Sodium T3 tablets are also used in combination with steroid hormones to enhance the utilization of proteins by the body to improve the rate of new muscle accumulation.Thyro3 Dosage - How to Take Liothyronine Sodium Tablets?You should use Thyro3 tablets (Generic Cytomel) exactly as recommended by your doctor. Your doctor may suggest a dosage of Liothyronine Sodium tablets depending on your medical requirement, body weight, other medical conditions, and current medications.Thyro3 25 mcg tablets should be once a day. You can choose to consume Liothyronine Sodium tablets with or without food. Try to maintain a regular schedule for the medication such that you take Liothyronine Sodium tablets at the same time every day, so that you get the maximum benefit of the medication. Usually, doctors recommend a starting dosage of 5 mcg Liothyronine Sodium, once a day. They may increase this dosage to 10 mcg Liothyronine Sodium daily for 1 or 2 weeks. When a patient reaches a daily dosage level of 25 mcg Liothyronine Sodium, the dosage may be further increased every week or two by 12.5 mcg or 25 mcg.The usual dosage for thyroid level maintenance is 75 mcg Liothyronine Sodium daily. In senior citizens or children, therapy should commence with 5 mcg Liothyronine Sodium daily and increased only by 5 mcg increments at the suggested intervals. Your doctor may alter the dosage of Liothyronine Sodium tablets and dosage period depending on your response to treatment.Thyro3 Mechanism of Action - How Does Liothyronine Sodium Work?The mechanism of action of Liothyronine Sodium is not completely elucidated. Thyroid hormone usually improves the body's oxygen usage, increases the basal metabolic rate, and the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids. Liothyronine Sodium is the synthetic version of the naturally-occurring thyroid hormone. Liothyronine Sodium tablets are administered as oral replacement therapy to hypothyroid patients i.e. people who have a low level of thyroid hormone in their body.Thyro3 Tablets - Missed DoseIf you miss your regular dose of Liothyronine Sodium tablets, take it as soon as you remember. You can continue you regular schedule the next day. If you remember the missed Liothyronine Sodium tablets the next day, take your regular dose and skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose to compensate the missed dose. If you miss 2 or more doses of Generic Cytomel tablets in a row, please consult your doctor for further instructions.Storage Instructions for Thyro3 TabletsStore the pack of Thyro3 25 mcg tablets at room temperature (20 - 25°C), protected from heat, moisture, and sunlight. Retain the original packing of the medication and do not consume Liothyronine Sodium tablets (Thyro3) beyond its expiration date printed on the blister pack. Keep the pack of Thyro3 tablets away from the reach of children and pets. Do not discard Liothyronine Sodium tablets along with domestic waste or sewage. Consult your doctor or pharmacist about the correct method of disposal.Warnings and Precautions to be taken when using Thyro3 TabletsMedical History:Before beginning the treatment with Thyro3 25 mcg tablets (Generic Liothyronine Sodium tablets), discuss your personal and family medical history with your doctor. Inform your doctor if you have had heart or blood vessel disease (angina), high blood pressure, an overactive thyroid, a long-standing condition of underactive thyroid, adrenal gland problems, and diabetes.Allergy:Please inform your doctor if you have an allergy or have had an allergic reaction in the past to Liothyronine Sodium or any inactive ingredient in Thyro3 25 mcg tablets (Generic Liothyronine Sodium tablets).Liothyronine Sodium Interactions:Before beginning the oral therapy of Thyro3 tablets (Generic Cytomel), please inform your doctor of all your current medications including prescription drugs, over the counter medications, mineral supplements, herbal products, and vitamins. Liothyronine Sodium tablets are known to have drug interactions with certain other medications. Let your doctor know if are using Amiodarone, Amitriptyline, Carbamazepine, Colestipol, Colestyramine, Imipramine, Phenytoin, Primidone. Liothyronine Sodium tablets are known to have interactions with the following type of medication such as anticoagulants, anticonvulsants, antidiabetics, barbiturates, cardiac glycosides, estrogens, oral contraceptives, and tricyclic antidepressants.Contraindications:Thyro3 tablets are contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to Liothyronine Sodium or any inactive ingredient present in Thyro3 25 mcg tablets. Generic Liothyronine Sodium tablets are also contraindicated in patients diagnosed but as yet untreated adrenal cortical deficiency and untreated thyrotoxicosis.Thyro3 Tablets and Alcohol:The interaction of alcohol with Liothyronine Sodium is still unknown.Thyro3 Tablets â€“ Driving and Other Activities:Liothyronine Sodium 25 mcg tablets may make you light-headed or impair your vision. Avoid activities such as driving, using machinery, or performing any activity that requires complete vigilance or perfect vision until you are sure about your safety.Thyro3 Tablets - Pregnancy and Breastfeeding:Thyro3 25 mcg tablets is a category A medication i.e. there are no known harmful effects on an unborn fetus due to the administration of Liothyronine Sodium tablets in pregnant women. Also, the risk of transmission of Liothyronine Sodium through breast milk is minimal. Pregnant women and lactating mother are usually advised to continue their treatment with thyroid medication during the course of pregnancy and breast feeding. However, it is advisable to consult your doctor before you plan to become pregnant or start breast feeding during the course of Liothyronine Sodium tablets.Surgery and Regular Medical Tests:If you plan to have surgery or any dental procedure, inform your doctor or dentists about your course of Thyro3 tablets. In case of an emergency medical treatment, please inform the practitioner about your course of Liothyronine Sodium tablets and the details of your last dose.Thyro3 Tablets – OverdoseLiothyronine Sodium dosage should be decreased or therapy should be briefly stopped if signs and symptoms of over dosage of Liothyronine Sodium develop. Liothyronine Sodium treatment may be resumed at lower dosage levels.Side Effects of Thyro3 TabletsThe following side effects have been reported during the course of treatment with Thyro3 tablets (Generic Liothyronine Sodium tablets):Cardiovascular System: - Flushing, chest pain/tightness, trouble breathing with exercise, fast/irregular/pounding heartbeat, dilated veins in the neck region.Central Nervous System: - Nausea, headache, irritability, trouble sleeping, nervousness, restlessness, confusion, dizziness, fainting, excitement.Gastrointestinal System: - diarrhea, change in appetite, increased bowel movement, vomiting.Genitourinary System: - change in menstrual pattern, decrease in urinationMusculoskeletal System: - swelling of the arms/legs, arm ..