I am not a physician, but a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. That being said, Cytomel is a thyroid medication and that is why it was given. Usual side effects are the opposite, speeding up, rapid heart beat and the like. However fatigue is one of the rarer, but sometimes observed side effects. This type of side effect is called paradoxical as it is just the opposite of what you would expect. I suggest that you contact your doctor and let him/her know what you are experienceing You should also be aware that your pharmacist is a resource when it comes to medications, may I suggest that you conyact him/her. Get the information for patient insert that comes with the med. If you feel this information has been of help please press the green button which informs me of that and also allows me to be paid. Feed back is always appreciated.
I wanted to share with you that my experience with patients on buspar, especially low doses has been not very effective.
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Well, the symptoms such as exreme fatigue and muscle weakness that you are experiencing right now are not related to the use Cytomel , but on the contrary these symptoms are the symptoms of your depression which seems to be not under control. So, i would suggest that you ask your doctor to revise the dose of zoloft ( sertraline ) and also lamictal , plus you may discuss with him to add Trazodone ( atypical anti depressant ) to your regime , at bedtime only dose , so this drug wil accentuate the over all anti depressnat effect of zoloft plus trazdodone has a sedative action which will help you to sleep better.
As far as buspar is concerned you may add it , as being an anti anxiety drug it will assist the zoloft in relieving your depression , plus it will also keep your calm and anxiety free.
So, i would summarize by saying that , you continue on cytomel , and get the doses of Zoloft and lamictal revised ( increased ) and discuss with your doctor to add Trazodone ( at night only ) and buspar .
I hope this helps..
I wish you rapid recovery to the best of health . Take care..
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