Oct 24, 2004 - 5:45 am
I had a total thyroidectomy August 12 of this year. I was given Levothyroxine the day after surgery, and continued to take it for a month before being switched to Levoxyl. I did have complications with electrolyte imbalance after surgery, and was readmitted 2 days after my initial release. I was given calcium suppliments and also told to chew 3 Tums tablets a day, but I was never given Cytomel. I didn't even know of it until I came to this forum. Is it necessary to take both Cytomel and a thyroid hormone repalcement, or do they cancel each other out?
Ardja (21, female)