More Information on Interactions With Liothyronine
The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when liothyronine
is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Bile Acid Sequestrants
Bile acid sequestrants can bind to liothyronine in the digestive tract, preventing it from being absorbed into the body. Make sure to separate liothyronine and a bile acid sequestrant by at least four to five hours.
can bind to liothyronine in the digestive tract, preventing it from being absorbed into the body. This interaction was discovered with a different thyroid medication, but it is thought that it probably occurs with liothyronine as well. Make sure to separate liothyronine and calcium by at least four hours.
Certain Seizure Medications
Taking liothyronine with some seizure
medications may change the amount of liothyronine your body needs, and your healthcare provider may need to adjust your liothyronine dosage
as a result.
When you first start liothyronine (or increase your dose), your healthcare provider may need to increase the dose of your diabetes medications
. Check with your healthcare provider before taking liothyronine if you are already taking diabetes
Liothyronine can make digoxin
less effective and may increase the toxic effect of digoxin, which can be dangerous. Check with your healthcare provider, as your digoxin dosage
may need to be increased.
Estrogens can lower the level of liothyronine in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. Your healthcare provider may need to adjust your liothyronine dose if you start or stop taking an estrogen medication.