Liothyronine is a prescription medication that is used to prevent stomach ulcers and to protect the stomach from damage caused by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) including aspirin and ibuprofen. Liothyronine works by reducing stomach acid.
<p>Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.</p>
<li>Liothyronine is usually taken either with meals or at bedtimes.
<li>This medication may cause side effects including nausea, cramps and diarrhea during the first few weeks of taking it.
<li>This medication should not be shared with anyone else, even if they have the same symptoms.
<li>If you are able to get pregnant, start taking liothyronine on the second or third day of a menstrual period.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of liothyronine include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of liothyronine:
What should I do if I miss a dose of liothyronine?
If you miss a dose of liothyronine, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of liothyronine?
Liothyronine is available in a strength of 25mcg.