Liotir (liothyronine)

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My endo just decreased my thyroxine to 100mcg and prescribed Liotir to be taken twice daily.

Has anyone else been prescribed this?

Any stories to tellwoukd be greatly appreciated.

Thank you. 

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  • Posted

    I'd be interested to know what this is too....

    anyone else have info. On T3 to be taken with Levo thyroxine??

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  • Posted

    I should have mentioned that this is in liquid form and I have to take 8 drops twice a day. 
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      Is this a T3 to go with your Levo meds??

      i know it's not common. Par active yet to add t3 , many endocrinologists don't see the need if levels are balanced ...but many report feeling ill until they take t3 too.

      any info/ advice? Thanks x

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      Yes it's T3.

      I've been in just thyroxine for just over a year.  Levels are balancing just about but my weight is my biggest issue.

      My endo is excellent and lectures on endocrinology at universities, so I trust ha judgement.  He is also very thorough.

      I will let you know in a few weeks how it is going on this new regime. 

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      Hi lia,

      would you mind sharing who your Endo is either here or in a private message please?

      Mine just won't prescribe T3 even for a trial period for me :-(

      many thanks

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    That's brilliant, to have support like that.

    yes, I'd love to keep in touch re. This.

    im on 100mg levothyroxine , and am adjusting.i am a bit nauseous in the evenings, headachy in the mornings.

    reckon this is normal , as such? X

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      Sorry about spelling in last response! Husband was talking to me at the same time!

      I changed the way I take the levo.  I now take it at around 4.30am and then go back to sleep for a few hours.  I find this makes me feel less drowsy and headachy than when I took it as I got up.  It seems to give my body time to adjust. Also find it less bothersome as I can now get up and have coffee and breakfast with everyone else rather than feeling very unsociable.  

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      Hi I said I would let you know how things were going.

      I stopped taking the Liotir -T3 after two months as my legs completely seized up and I was in agony.

      Now just taking 100mcg levo.

      In general I feel much better and in the last 10 days I have lost 12 pounds in weight. 

      I have  removed carbs from my meals save for a very small pastry that I have for breakfast.

      I have not given up wine though! 

      I should have bloods done next week and I expect my ending to tell me off regarding the T3 but I literally couldn’t walk. 

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