T3 (Liothyronine sodium) is not an anabolic steroid, is a thyroid hormone and accelerates metabolism causes a faster conversion of carbohydrates, proteins and fats.
T3 Liothyronine is a product created on the basis of the thyroid hormone triiodothyronine.
It is known that this hormone has an active influence on metabolic processes in the body. For the average healthy person, this hormone maintains a normal body weight, good vitality and efficiency, sometimes simply consume products to food containing iodine, such as fish, vegetable oil, iodized salt. And foods containing the amino acid tyrosine – milk, eggs, peas. This amounts to T3 hormone, as its cell is an amino acid tyrosine and three iodine molecules.
If you are planning to use this drug, you must be very cautious and careful, because there are a list of warnings and contraindications to the Cytomel®, which can not be ignored. The list of adverse events include (but are not limited to) palpitations, agitation, breath hold, arrhythmia, sweating, nausea, headache, and disorders in metabolism. This potent hormone and incorrect use it may lead to serious disturbances in the body. If you are taking Cytomel®, then remember that its dosage should be increased slowly. Typically, the first day of taking 1 tablet 25 mg, and then increase the dosage, even taking one tablet every 3 or 4 days, leading to a maximum dosage of 100 mcg. This mode will allow the body to adapt to increased levels of thyroid hormones and avoid disruptions. The daily dose should also be distributed evenly for the reception during the day in order to uniformly maintain the level of hormones in the blood. Women are more sensitive to the side effects Cytomel®, than men and, therefore, do not take more than 50 micrograms per day.
- High blood pressure
- feeling the heat
- allergic rash
- Decreased thyroid function, usually occurs at very high doses of thyroxine and long courses in the use of recommended doses, function is restored in 3-4 weeks.