The patents for Cytomel have expired, and generic forms are now available. The generic tablets come in three strengths and are manufactured by Paddock Laboratories, Inc.
Cytomel® (liothyronine sodium) is a prescription medication used as thyroid replacement for people with an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism). It is also used to treat goiters and can be used in some diagnostic tests for thyroid problems.
Brand-name Cytomel is made by King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The patents for this medication have expired, and generic forms are available.
- Liothyronine 5 mcg
- Liothyronine 25 mcg
- Liothyronine 50 mcg.