Cytomel is a synthetic T3 hormone. As you may already know, most natural T3 is not produced directly by your thyroid gland, but rather is converted from the T4 thyroid hormone.
T3-Cytomel is a thyroid hormone drug which may be a natural or synthetic preparation. Cytomel is not a steroid. It is a cutting aid. It is the synthetic form of thyroid hormone tri-iodiothyronine or T3. It is made up of a metabolite of the amino acid tyrosine and 3 iodine ions. Cytomel is mostly used as a fat loss drug especially by bodybuilders all around the world. The thyroid drugs are metabolic regulators of the body.
The metabolism of an individual is increased with high levels of T3. This allows the individual to burn more calories and use calories more efficiently. If the compound is misused like insulin can leave one dependent on exogenous T3 for the rest of the life. For beginners it is something that is not to be messed up with. It can get nasty. Caution should be taken and research should be made before the use of Cytomel. The drug is used medically to treat cases of thyroid insufficiency, obesity, certain metabolic disorders and fatigue.
Since an individuals metabolism is increased when Cytomel is used, there is an increased rate of cellular activity. There is a more rapid utilization of carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Since it is a potent drug to burn off fat, it has attracted the attention of bodybuilders and athletes all around the world who use it in their cutting cycle. The amount of stored fat can be decreased without forcing to severely restrict calories. In severe cases of permanent thyroid dysfunction, this drug is the most suitable choice. The drug comes with an extensive list of warnings and precautions. Therefore, when considering using this drug one should take extra amount of caution.
Side effects of T3-Cytomel include, heart palpitations, agitation, shortness of breath, irregular heartbeat, sweating, nausea, headaches and psychic/metabolic disorders. The dosage of Cytomel must be increased slowly. The body will then adjust to the hormone in this way. There will be no sudden shock to the system. The dose should be split evenly throughout the day. Women are more sensitive to Cytomel than men. There may be permanent thyroid deficiency if Cytomel use is prolonged.