levothyroxine

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le·vo·thy·rox·ine

 (lē′və-thī-rŏk′sēn′, -sĭn)
n.
An isomer of thyroxine, C15H10I4NO4, used in the form of its sodium salt to treat thyroxine deficiency.
Translations

levothyroxine

n levotiroxina
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Many cases of hypothyroidism will respond well to the use of common hormone replacement medications, such as Synthroid, Levothroid, or Levoxyl.
In the United States, levothyroxine is available as four branded products (Levoxyl, Levothroid, Synthroid and Unithroid) and several generic versions.
The most commonly prescribed synthetic drug for hypothyroidism is called levothyroxine, known under the brand names Synthroid, Levothroid, Levoxyl, and Unithroid.
We considered three classifications of thyroid diseases: a) reported diagnosis with any thyroid disease; b) reported Hashimoto's thyroiditis or hypothyroidism; and c) a narrower self-reported thyroid disease definition formed by combining report of any type of thyroid disease diagnosis with reported current use of one of the following medications commonly used to treat thyroid disease: Armour thyroid, Levothroid, Levothyroxine, Levoxil, Methimazole, or Synthroid.
Durante la ultima temporada de Pantani en la bicicleta, la anterior a la de su muerte, que empezo a finales de 2003, Fuentes tambien registro minuciosamente un intenso calendario de preparacion que incluia EPO (casi a diario durante mas de un mes), IGF 1, T3 Levothroid (una hormona utilizada en el tratamiento de la menopausia) e insulina.
4] drugs (brand names Synthroid, Levoxyl, Levothroid, and Unithroid; generic name levothyroxine);
It also discusses management of hypothyroidism and use of thyroid hormone replacement therapy, particularly levothyroxine (synthetic T4) (Levo-T, Levolet, Levothroid, Levoxyl, Novothyrox, Synthroid, Unithroid, and generics) and briefly addresses hyperthyroidism resulting from overtreatment of hypothyroidism.
Abbott Laboratories and Forest Pharmaceuticals, manufacturer of Levothroid, filed New Drug Applications in August but had not received approval at press time.