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Unithroid

Active Ingredient(s): Levothyroxine
FDA Approved: August 21, 2000
Pharm Company: STEVENS J
Category: Thyroid

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Unithroid Overview

Levothyroxine (INN, USAN) or L-thyroxine is a synthetic thyroid hormone that is chemically identical to thyroxine (T4), which is naturally secreted by the follicular cells of the thyroid gland. It is used to treat thyroid hormone deficiency, and occasionally to prevent the recurrence of thyroid cancer. Like its naturally secreted counterpart, levothyroxine is a chiral compound in the L-form. The related drug dextrothyroxine (D-thyroxine) was used in the past as a treatment for hypercholestero...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Levothyroxine

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JSP small round blue pill and 515 on back. Can you tell me what it is for?
My mom is taking this pill and I don't remember what its for. She is very tired since I discovered 2 of these pills in her daily pill box which the nurse comes to the house and fills for her. thank you ## Hello, Karen! How is your mom? This is a 75mcg Unithroid tablet that's used to treat thyroid disorders. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, weight changes and hair loss. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 month ago.
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jsp 516 round yellow pill
what is it used for.what is its medical uses ## Hello, Jessica! How are you? This is a 100mcg Unithroid tablet, which is used to treat thyroid disorders. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, weight changes and hair loss. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 7 months ago.
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blue small round pill with 536 one side and the other says jsp
Its blue round small pilk like a size of a green pea and it says on one side in numbers 563 with a line going down the middle and on the other it says in capital letters JSP ## Hello, Jasmine! How are you? From what I've found, this is listed as being a 0.175mg Unithroid tablet, which is used to treat thyroid disorders. Side effects may include nausea, headache, hair loss and weight changes. Learn more Unithroid details here. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 10 months ago.
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Round Pill Purple Jsp On One Side 563 Other
I found some pills: purple, small and round, with JSP on one side, and 563 on the other side. What is it? ## This is a 175mcg Unithroid tablet, which contains the active ingredient Levothyroxine that's used to treat thyroid disorders. Are there any other questions or comments?
Updated 2 years ago.
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Jsp On One Side 513 The Other
Peach light in color little. Jsp on one side and the number 513 on the other I found it in my uncle's medicine and he had it mixed with other meds ## This is a 25mcg Unithroid tablet, which contains the active ingredient Levothyroxine, it is used to treat Thyroid disorders. Side effects can include: nausea, dizziness, weight changes and hair loss. More details: Are there any other questions?
Updated 3 years ago.
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Orange Pill Jsp 513
small orange light orange pill. one side 513. other side , caps JSP. don't remember what it was for. ## small orange light orange pill. one side 513. other side , caps JSP. don't remember what it was for. ## This is a 25mcg Unithroid tablet, for people with Thyroid problems, it contains the active ingredient Levothyroxine. Side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, hair loss and weight gain. Read more: Are there any comments or questions?
Updated 3 years ago.
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Levothyroxine
  • Capsule: 0.013mg, 0.025mg, 0.05mg, 0.075mg, 0.088mg, 0.112mg, 0.125mg, 0.137mg, 0.15mg, 0.1mg, 100mcg, 125mcg, 13mcg, 150mcg, 25mcg, 50mcg, 75mcg
  • Injection: 0.2mg, 0.5mg
  • Tablet: 0.010mg, 0.025mg, 0.050mg, 0.05mg, 0.075mg, 0.088mg, 0.112mg, 0.125mg, 0.137mg, 0.15mg, 0.175mg, 0.1mg, 0.2mg, 0.3mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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