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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 2,580 Cytomel users)

Hashimoto's disease

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 2,941 Hashimoto's Disease patients)

On Jan, 26, 2015: 25 people are studied for taking Cytomel in Hashimoto's disease




Cytomel effectiveness for Hashimoto's disease


Long term Cytomel effectiveness for Hashimoto's disease

Cytomel effectiveness for Hashimoto's disease (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall12688
Long term
(1+ years)
00177

Gender of people who take Cytomel for Hashimoto's disease * :

FemaleMale
Hashimoto's disease92.00%8.00%

Age of people who take Cytomel for Hashimoto's disease * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hashimoto's disease0.00%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 * :

FemaleMale
Hashimoto's disease87.50%12.50%

Age of people who find Cytomel more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hashimoto's disease0.00%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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  • Hashimotos and compictaions (1 answer)
    Type 2 Diabetic last 5 plus years, better part of last 7 years have had ( Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness), taking most of the normal blood sugar meds, thyroid meds , had both hands carpal tunnel released , both elbows ulnar nerve released ( last surgery 8/04/2014 , still out of work and painful along arm and elbow), just found out had the thyroid problem after YEARS of complaining about above problems , does removal of thyroid help? Im thinking for some reason my thyroid and diabetes are tag teaming my most recent surgery or adding to the pain..
  • Could bathing with sea salt which is sodium iodide be harmful for hashimoto patients
    Could soaking in a sea salt (which contains sodium iodide) bath for 20 minutes
    be harmful to a Hashimoto patient?
  • Has anyone had bad side effects from taking armour thyroid?
    Hi, ever since I started to take Armour thyroid last August, I have felt worse and worse. My TSH is responding, but I am still tired, and worst of all I now have all of these symptoms too: muscle aches, nausea, dizziness, vertigo and I can't eat much d't stomach bloating.

    I wonder if anyone has had this type of reaction to Armour's? Also , if anyone has had a difficult time getting regulated on thyroid medication, but now has found the answer, I would like to know how you did that and what tests you have had to help solve the mystery and get balanced again? thank you, and hope to hear from someone.

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