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Thyronamin tablets 25 mcg for hypothyroidism, thyroiditis and goiter (liothyronine sodium, Cytometol, Tertroxin)
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General information on Japanese Thyronamin tablets 25 mcg for hypothyroidism, thyroiditis and goiter (liothyronine sodium, Cytometol, Tertroxin)
Package details: 100 tablets
Manufacturer: Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Japan
Active ingredient: liothyronine sodium (chemical formula C15H11I3NNaO4)
Medical effect: Thyromin tablets are effective for treatment of the following diseases and conditions:
- myxedema coma.
Contraindications and precautions: do not use for pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not use for patients with heart disorder, adrenal cortical insufficiency, pituitary insufficiency or diabetes mellitus.
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop taking the medicine and consult with your doctor. If you’re taking any other medication, please consult with your doctor before use.
Dosage and administration of Thyronamin tablets 25 mcg from Japan for hypothyroidism, thyroiditis and goiter (liothyronine sodium, Cytometol, Tertroxin)
For adults, take 5-25 mcg of the active ingredient as initial dose. Then, the dosage may be gradually increased with an interval of 1-2 weeks each time up to the maintenance dose of 25-75 mcg. The consulting doctor may adjust the dosage according to the disease treated with this medicine, age or symptoms. Please note that this preparation contains 25 mcg of the active ingredient in 1 tablet.
How effective are Thyronamin tablets 25 mcg from Japan for hypothyroidism, thyroiditis and goiter (liothyronine sodium, Cytometol, Tertroxin)?
Thyronamin tablets contain liothronine sodium, a sodium salt form of liothyronine, a synthetic form of the levorotatory isomer of the naturally occurring thyroid hormone triiodothyronine (T3). It works by binding to nuclear thyroid receptors which then bind to thyroid hormone response elements of target genes. As a result, Thyronamin tablets promote gene expression that is required in basal metabolism in the body.
Who should take Thyronamin tablets 25 mcg from Japan?
Thyronamin tablets are effective for the treatment of hypothyroidism (particularly in cases of hypothyroid coma), thyroiditis and goiter. Liothyronine sodium is more active than levothyroxine and has a rapid (few hours) onset and short duration of action, making it also useful in the treatment of myxedema coma (F. S. Celi, M. Zemskova et al. “Metabolic Effects of Liothyronine Therapy in Hypothyroidism: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Crossover Trial of Liothyronine Versus Levothyroxine”. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2011, November, 96(11): 3466–3474).