Cytomel can potentially interact with a number of other medications (see Cytomel Interactions).
Talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
- Adrenal insufficiency
- An overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism)
- Any heart problems, such as heart disease or chest pain (angina)
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Cytomel and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Cytomel and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Cytomel Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
People who take an overdose of Cytomel may experience effects such as:
- Nervousness and irritability
- A rapid heart rate (tachycardia) or irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
- Menstrual changes
- Chest pain
- Congestive heart failure (CHF).
If you happen to take too much, seek prompt medical attention.
(Click Cytomel Overdose for more information.)