Cytomel® 25 microgram

  • Product

    Cytomel 25 microgram, tablets with cross breakline

  • Authorisation

    NL-RVG 108769

  • Active ingredient

    Liothyronine 25 microgram (as liothyronine sodium)

  • Indication

    Mild to severe hypothyroidism and cretinism; non-toxic goitre; T3-suppression test

  • Storage condition

    Between 2 – 8 °C

Cytomel is used to treat the implications of a mild to severely reduced thyroid function, to reduce an enlarged thyroid gland (“goitre”) and for a T3-suppression test to differentiate hypothyroidism from euthyroidism.

Ongoing stability tests have shown that Cytomel should be stored cool (2-8 °C). Patients can store Cytomel outside the fridge for a maximum of 1 month (if under 25 °C).

Cytomel is available in tablets with 5, 12.5 and 25 microgram liothyronine.

Legal status

Cytomel 25 microgram is a licensed medicine in the Netherlands.

When this medicine is supplied outside the Netherlands, it is considered to be an unlicensed medicine in the country of the recipient.

Availability for (Hospital) Pharmacies

In the Netherlands, Cytomel 25 microgram is distributed to (hospital)pharmacies by the pharmaceutical wholesalers.

In the United Kingdom, Cytomel 25 microgram is distributed by Idis and Mawdsleys. (Hospital) Pharmacies in the UK can contact these organisations when requiring this product.

(Hospital)Pharmacies outside these countries that would like to know more about the availability of this product are welcome to contact us via our contact form.