Generic Name:Liothyronine

Triostat is typically a hormone to cure thyroid. Triostat is used for improving thyroid deficiency symptoms such as slow speech, lack of energy, weight gain, hair loss, dry skin, and feeling cold.

It also helps to treat goiter which is an enlarged thyroid gland.

Triostat works by supplementing the natural thyroid hormones in the body.

How to use Triostat Injections

Triostat may be used as follows:

  • Triostat is given as an injection in the doctor’s clinic or hospital.
  • Never use Triostat if it contains particles, is cloudy or discolored, or if the vial is damaged.
  • Always keep Triostat along with the syringes and needles, out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Never reuse needles, syringes, or other materials. You should always ask your health care provider on the methods for disposing of these hazardous materials after use. Follow all local rules for disposal.
  • On missing a dose of Triostat, contact your doctor immediately.

Cautions before Use Triostat Injections

People with the following symptoms should not use Triostat:

  • Dieting or on a weight loss program
  • Diabetes
  • Angina
  • Heart disease
  • Fertility problems
  • Pituitary gland problem
  • High levels of thyroid hormone
  • Previous heart attack
  • Pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • An allergic reaction to liothyronine, thyroid hormones, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • Breast-feeding ladies

Triostat Injections Side Effects

Stop using Triostat and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • Fever
  • Pain or irritation at the injection site
  • Twitching

There severe allergic reactions such as rash

  • Hives itching
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Tightness in the chest
  • Swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue on using triostat
  • Chest pain
  • Fast or irregular heartbeat

Triostat Injections Interaction

When certain medications are taken together with Triostat drug interactions could occur that may affect the efficacy of the medicines. It can even increase your risk for side effects. Triostat can interact with other medicines such as amiodarone antacids, anti-thyroid medicines, calcium supplements and carbamazepine resulting in side effects or altered effectiveness of Triostat.

Triostat Injections Overdose symptoms

Overdose symptoms may include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Nervousness
  • Stomach cramps
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Weight loss

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