How effective is Cytomel for Hashimoto's disease (Chronic Thyroiditis)?
Summary: 25 Cytomel users have rated its effectiveness for Hashimoto's disease.
Overall ratings: 3.8/5
Long term ratings: 4.4/5
This is a review of how effective Cytomel (liothyronine sodium) is for Hashimoto's disease and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.
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What is Cytomel
Cytomel has active ingredients of liothyronine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 2,583 Cytomel users)
Hashimoto's disease (spectrum of autoimmune thyroid diseases (aitds) and is characterized by the destruction of thyroid cells) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Cytomel, Armour Thyroid, Levothyroxine Thyroid. (latest reports from 2,952 Hashimoto's Disease patients)
On Apr, 19, 2015: 25 people are studied for taking Cytomel in Hashimoto's disease
Cytomel effectiveness for Hashimoto's disease (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Gender of people who take Cytomel for Hashimoto's disease * :
|Hashimoto's disease||92.00%||8.00% |
Age of people who take Cytomel for Hashimoto's disease * :
|Hashimoto's disease||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||24.00%||40.00%||16.00% |
Who find Cytomel more effective for Hashimoto's disease?
Gender of people who find Cytomel more effective * :
|Hashimoto's disease||87.50%||12.50% |
Age of people who find Cytomel more effective * :
|Hashimoto's disease||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||12.50%||25.00%||43.75%||18.75% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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