Cytomel is a man-made form of a hormone that is normally produced by your thyroid gland to regulate the body’s energy and metabolism. This medicine is given when the thyroid does not produce enough of this hormone on its own.
Cytomel treats hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone). This medicine is also given as part of a medical test for thyroid disorders.
Cytomel should not be used to treat obesity or weight problems.
Cytomel may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide