In his response, Salazar insisted he had never criticised Goucher's weight and that Goucher's own endocrinologist had directed him to give her Cytomel
Salazar claims he provided Cytomel
to Goucher on one occasion, after her endocrinologist ordered it to counteract side effects from cortisone shots.
There are many effective thyroid protocols including Wilson's, the Wiley protocol, thyroid hormone optimization (with or without total T3/reverse T3 ratio), using any or all of the combinations of animal thyroid (Armour), Synthroid, Cytomel
, and/or lodorol in conjunction with various nutrients, such as those used in the adrenal support protocol described earlier.
Goucher alleges Salazar wanted her to take the thyroid drug Cytomel
to lose weight in 2011 after the birth of her son.
4], L-thyroxine) Levothroid, Levoxyl, Synthroid, and generic Liothyronine Cytomel
, Triostat, sodium ([T.
He does not like Armour Thyroid, but does advocate Cytomel
Total prescriptions of Levoxyl (+8%), Tapaxole (+11%) and Cytomel
(+40%) also increased significantly.
Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, offers that doctors should make a best guesstimate of a comparable amount of levothyroxine (T4) and Cytomel
For the month of November, prescriptions of Levoxyl (up 21 percent), Tapazole (up 16 percent) and Cytomel
(up 45percent) drove the strong growth in the period.
I have treated countless hypothyroid patients who responded to mildly increased supplemental doses of Armour thyroid or a combination of Synthroid (T4) and Cytomel
(T3), which would not have been warranted by laboratory results.