Active Ingredient(s):Levothyroxine Sodium FDA Approved: * October 13, 2006 Pharm Company: *INSTITUTE BIOCHIMIQUE Category:Thyroid
Levothyroxine, also known as L-thyroxine, is a manufactured form of the thyroid hormone thyroxine (T4). It is used to treat thyroid hormone deficiency (hypothyroidism), including Hashimoto's disease and a severe form known as myxedema coma. It may also be used to treat and prevent certain types of thyroid tumors. It is not indicated for weight loss. Levothyroxine is taken by mouth or given by intrav...
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