Review: how effective is Cytomel for Hashimoto's disease?
(By eHealthMe on Apr, 23, 2014)
Overall ratings: 3.8/5
Long term ratings: 4.5/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Cytomel (liothyronine sodium) is for Hashimoto's disease. The study is based on 20 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Cytomel
Cytomel (latest outcomes from 2,551 users) has active ingredients of liothyronine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Hashimoto's disease (latest reports from 6,458 patients) is typically treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Cytomel, Levothroid, Armour Thyroid.
On Apr, 23, 2014: 20 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||90.00%||10.00% |
Age of people who take Cytomel for Hashimoto's disease * :
|Hashimoto's disease||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||25.00%||35.00%||20.00% |
Who find Cytomel more effective for Hashimoto's disease?
Gender of people who find Cytomel more effective * :
|Hashimoto's disease||83.33%||16.67% |
Age of people who find Cytomel more effective * :
|Hashimoto's disease||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||8.33%||25.00%||41.67%||25.00% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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From this study (4 months ago):
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From this study (5 months ago):
I was switched from Levothyroxine and Liothyronine 2 weeks ago to Armour Thyroid because of chest pains. The Armour was at 90 mg and after reading about how it could trigger angina, and having angina pain on and off for 3 days, I had my doctor reduce the Armour to 60 mg. I have not had a recurrence of angina since the change. I have been on Thyroid meds for 17 years. My cholesterol is 160 with normal HDL, LDL, and Triglycerides. (My ratio is 2.6). I have had an ECG, Treadmill Stress test and ultrasound of my heart valves, and a calcium score of 53, of my heart. My cardiologist said I have coronary artery spasm, and to let him know if it gets worse. I also have 4 or 5 migraines a year, usually when the weather changes. He said to see him in 2 years if nothing changes. The question is; is my thyroid meds creating my artery spasm and angina?
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