Liothyronine Tablets

Product Code: AKI-AT-06

Product Description

Liothyronine sodium is a medicine which is used in thyroid deficiency, treating myxoedema coma and prevention of hypothyroidism in patients having treatment for thyrotoxicosis.

The information in this Medicine Guide for Lioprime sodium varies according to the condition being treated and the particular preparation used. 

Liothyronine Dosage.

  • Liothyronine is usually taken once daily. Follow your doctor's instructions.
  • Physical consultant may frequently change your dose to make sure you get the best results.
  • If you are switching to liothyronine from any other thyroid brands, stop using the other medication before you start using liothyronine.
  • To be sure this medication is helping your body condition; your blood may need to be tested often.
  • Immediately contact your doctor if you observe any signs of thyroid toxicity, like chest pain, fast or pounding heartbeats, feeling hot or nervous or sweating more than usual.
  • If you need surgery, tell the surgeon ahead of time that you are using liothyronine. You may need to stop using the medicine for a short time. 

Side Effects

Liothyronine therapy generally is well-tolerated. If symptoms occur, they usually occur because there are toxic (too high) levels of thyroid hormone (hyperthyroidism).

  • Diarrhea
  • Weight loss
  • Feaver 

Store lioprime tablet at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

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