Cytomel is a thyroid hormone. This hormone mainly works by replacing or supplementing the natural thyroid hormones that are found in the body. The drug is used for treating low thyroid function. This drug can also be used by healthcare practitioners to treat different types of goiters, and as an aid to diagnosing certain thyroid conditions and also to treat patients who are allergic to other thyroid medication. Cytomel is a prescription medicine that is used to treat hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid). It may also be used to treat other thyroid problems such as goiters and thyroid cancer. Cytomel can be used to test for certain types of thyroid disease. Cytomel is a synthetic form of thyroid. It works by replacing or providing more thyroid hormone. Low levels of the thyroid hormone can be as a result of an injured thyroid or removal of the gland by surgery. Having enough levels of the thyroid is hormone is essential to stay healthy. In children, a thyroid deficiency can cause delayed growth.
Drug Name: Cytomel
Generic name: Liothyronine sodium