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Levothyroxine: Drug to Treat Thyroid Hormone deficiency Including Myxedema Coma

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Source: https://www.medindia.net/ For more information, Please visit : https://www.medindia.net/doctors/drug_information/levothyroxine.htm Levothyroxine is used to replace the natural thyroid hormone when thyroid gland does not produce adequate amount of thyroxine. Levothyroxine is safe to use in children and during pregnancy. Levothyroxine is popularly known as Eltroxin, Thyronorm, Euthyrox, Thyrox, Levothyrox, Levo -T, Levotec, Synthroid, and Unithroid Levothyroxine is prescribed to treat hypothyroidism, goiter or enlarged thyroid gland, congenital hypothyroidism or cretinism, and thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) suppression in thyroid cancer. Take levothyroxine at least 4 hours before or after other drugs to facilitate absorption. Dose to be calculated based on lab tests and clinical response. The effect of the therapy can be noticed only after weeks of treatment. Please help us translate this video in your language to make it more universal and useful to your language community. We present useful and essential information on the drug levothyroxine that everyone should know when taking this drug. Use Medindia drug information to check drug to drug interactions if you are taking more than one drug. Share your comments if you are experiencing any unusual side effects.
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