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Revised: 7/2015

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
25mcg. THYRONAMIN TABLETS
 Active ingredient:
Liothyronine sodium
 Dosage form:
white tablet, diameter: 8.1 mm, thickness: 2.6 mm
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is a thyroid hormone preparation which replaces thyroid hormone involved in basal metabolism in the body.
It is usually used to treat hypothyroidism, thyroiditis and goiter.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have heart disorder, adrenal cortical insufficiency, pituitary insufficiency or diabetes mellitus.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, take 5 to 25 mcg of the active ingredient as initial dose. Then, the dosage may be gradually increased at intervals of 1 to 2 weeks. The daily maintenance dose is usually 25 to 75 mcg. The dosage may be adjusted according to the disease treated with this medicine, age or symptoms. This preparation contains 25 mcg of the active ingredient in a tablet. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include rash, palpitation, increased pulse, arrhythmia, tremor (shivering), sleeplessness, headache, dizziness, sweating, mental symptoms such as nervousness, excitement, anxiety and manic depressive psychosis, loss of appetite, vomit, diarrhea, muscle pain, menstrual disorder, decreased body weight, lassitude and skin flushing. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • cold sweat, ill feeling, breathing difficulty [shock]
  • chest pain, tightness, respiratory distress, general edema [angina pectoris, congestive heart failure]
  • fever, malaise, yellowing of the skin and the white of eyes [liver dysfunction, jaundice]
  • malaise, blood pressure falling, decreased urine output, respiratory distress [adrenal crisis]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of reach of children. Store away from heat and moisture and in a light shielding condition.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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