Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Cytomel


Liothyronine is used to treat hypothyroidism, a condition wherein the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. It is also used to help decrease the size of enlarged thyroid glands (goiter) and treat thyroid cancer.

Liothyronine is also used in some medical tests to help diagnose problems with the thyroid gland.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet