Liothyronine (Oral Route)
Name: Liothyronine (Oral Route)
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Appropriate studies performed to date have not demonstrated pediatrics-specific problems that would limit the usefulness of liothyronine in children .
Appropriate studies performed to date have not demonstrated geriatrics-specific problems that would limit the usefulness of liothyronine in the elderly. However, elderly patients are more likely to have age-related kidney or heart problems, which may require adjustment of dosage in patients receiving liothyronine .
Although certain medicines should not be used together at all, in other cases two different medicines may be used together even if an interaction might occur. In these cases, your doctor may want to change the dose, or other precautions may be necessary. When you are taking this medicine, it is especially important that your healthcare professional know if you are taking any of the medicines listed below. The following interactions have been selected on the basis of their potential significance and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
Using this medicine with any of the following medicines may cause an increased risk of certain side effects, but using both drugs may be the best treatment for you. If both medicines are prescribed together, your doctor may change the dose or how often you use one or both of the medicines.
Certain medicines should not be used at or around the time of eating food or eating certain types of food since interactions may occur. Using alcohol or tobacco with certain medicines may also cause interactions to occur. Discuss with your healthcare professional the use of your medicine with food, alcohol, or tobacco.
Other Medical Problems
The presence of other medical problems may affect the use of this medicine. Make sure you tell your doctor if you have any other medical problems, especially:
- Adrenal insufficiency (untreated) or
- Thyrotoxicosis (untreated; overactive thyroid)—This medicine should NOT be used in patients with any of these conditions .
- Clotting disorders or
- Diabetes or
- Heart disease (history of) or
- Hypogonadism (underactive ovary or testis) or
- Kidney problems (e.g., nephrosis) or
- Myxedema (skin or tissue disorder caused by hypothyroidism) or
- Other adrenal gland problems or
- Underactive pituitary gland—Use with caution. Dosage adjustment may be needed .
If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.