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.
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Translations

levothyroxine

n levotiroxina
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"More than 90 per cent of thyroid prescriptions are for levothyroxine, and there has been disagreement as to whether generic levothyroxine and branded thyroxine preparations are equivalent," said Robert Smallridge, the study's principal investigator.
Hypothyroidism is among the most frequent endocrine disorders, and levothyroxine (L-thyroxine) is one of the most commonly prescribed drugs by internists and endocrinologists in daily practice; however, inappropriate replacement of thyroid hormone is reported to be as high as 40% (1).
Global Banking News-February 28, 2019-IBSA Pharma Inc to market the only US FDA-approved liquid levothyroxine formulation Tirosint-SOL for treating hypothyroidism
2What THE thyroid produces the hormones T4 (levothyroxine) and T3 (liothyronine) that regulate the body's metabolic rate as well as heart and digestive function, muscle control, brain development, mood, and bone maintenance.
However, the effects are small so cabbage is unlikely to cause a problem in healthy people and those who are taking the drug levothyroxine for an underactive thyroid.
Lannett (LCI), up 5% after entering into an exclusive agreement with Amneal Pharmaceuticals (AMRX) for Levothyroxine sodium tablets...
My doctor said I might have to be put on levothyroxine.
The levothyroxine sodium ([C.sub.15][H.sub.10][I.sub.4]NNa[O.sub.4] x [H.sub.2]O) is an odorless salt, its color varies from white and pale yellow, it is hygroscopic and can be amorphous or crystalline powder.
Q I've recently been prescribed levothyroxine and was directed to take it with water at least 30 minutes and preferably one hour before I eat breakfast.
The present study was designed to determine the probable abnormalities in pulmonary function tests of newly diagnosed hypothyroid patients and to assess the effect of levothyroxine on their pulmonary function tests after three months of normalisation of their TSH levels.