Tiratricol seems to work by altering thyroid function. But it should not be used in anyone with normal thyroid function. In France, tiratricol is a prescription drug.
People use tiratricol for thyroid disorders, high cholesterol, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
Uses & Effectiveness
We currently have no information for TIRATRICOL overview.
Special Precautions and Warnings
Pregnancy: Tiratricol is possibly safe when taken by mouth under the supervision of a healthcare provider for the treatment of thyroid problems in the developing infant. Tiratricol is likely unsafe when taken by mouth for other purposes during pregnancy because it might harm the developing infant's heart.
Breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if tiratricol is safe to use when breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Diabetes: Tiratricol might interfere with blood sugar control. Doses of medications used to treat diabetes might need to be adjusted. If you have diabetes, speak with a healthcare provider before taking tiratricol.
Heart disease: Taking tiratricol might worsen symptoms of heart disease. Avoid use.br/>
Thyroid hormone interacts with TIRATRICOL
Tiratricol works similarly to thyroid hormones. Taking tiratricol along with thyroid hormone pills might increase the chance of side effects from thyroid hormone.
Do not take this combination
Cholestyramine (Questran) interacts with TIRATRICOL
Cholestyramine might decrease how much tiratricol the body absorbs. This might decrease the effects of tiratricol. To avoid this interaction, take tiratricol at least one hour before or four hours after taking cholestyramine.
Medications for diabetes (Antidiabetes drugs) interacts with TIRATRICOL
Tiratricol might lower blood sugar levels. Taking tiratricol along with diabetes medications might cause blood sugar to drop too low. Monitor your blood sugar closely.
Medications that slow blood clotting (Anticoagulant / Antiplatelet drugs) interacts with TIRATRICOL
Tiratricol might slow blood clotting. Taking tiratricol along with medications that also slow blood clotting might increase the risk of bruising and bleeding.
Be cautious with this combination
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