Levothroid is indicated for that management of hypothyroidism as a replacement or supplemental therapy in congenital or acquired hypothyroidism associated with a etiology, except transient hypothyroidism throughout the recovery phase of subacute thyroiditis.
Specific indications include: primary (thyroidal), secondary (pituitary), and tertiary (hypothalamic) hypothyroidism and subclinical hypothyroidism. Primary hypothyroidism may originate from functional deficiency, primary atrophy, partial or total congenital deficiency of the thyroid gland, or in the connection between surgery, radiation, or drugs, or minus the presence of goiter.
Use Levothroid as directed by your doctor.
Ask your health care provider questions you may have about how exactly to make use of Levothroid.
Store Levothroid between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Brief storage at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. Protect from heat, light, and moisture. Do not store inside bathroom. Keep Levothroid out of the reach of children and faraway from pets.
Active Ingredient: Levothyroxine.
All medicines could cause negative effects, but a majority of people have no, or minor, negative effects.
No common negative effects have been reported if you use Levothroid.
Seek medical assistance straight away if any of these severe negative effects occur:
Severe allergies (rash; hives; itching; breathlessness; flushing; tightness in the chest; swelling with the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); modifications in appetite; changes in menstrual periods; chest pain; diarrhea; sweating in excess; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever; heat intolerance; pain; leg cramps; mental or mood changes (eg, anxiety, irritability, nervousness); muscle weakness; seizures; severe or persistent headache or fatigue; shortness of breath; stomach cramps; tremors; sleep disorders; unusual extra weight or weight-loss; vomiting; wheezing.
This is not a whole listing of all side effects that could occur. If you've got queries about unwanted side effects, contact your health care provider.
Do NOT use Levothroid if:
Contact your physician or physician immediately if any of these apply to you.
Some medical ailments may interact with Levothroid. Tell your physician or pharmacist when you have any medical conditions, especially if any with the following connect with you:
Some medicines may connect to Levothroid. Tell your doctor if you might be taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
This is probably not a whole list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your medical provider if Levothroid may communicate with other medicines which you take. Check using your health care provider when you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
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