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Precautions and Warnings With Liothyronine

Who Should Not Take Liothyronine?

You should not take liothyronine if you:
  • Are allergic to liothyronine sodium, Cytomel, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Have untreated adrenal insufficiency, as liothyronine can cause serious problems unless this condition is appropriately treated.
  • Have an untreated overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism).

Final Thoughts on Precautions and Warnings With Liothyronine

There are a number of situations in which liothyronine should not be taken, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before taking the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific precautions and warnings with liothyronine that may apply to you.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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