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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8%) did not have a history of hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism; ** Thyroid replacement therapy includes Levothyroxine, Levoxyl, Synthroid, and Thyrosine complex; ([dagger])([dagger]) Anti-thyroid therapy includes Propylthiouracil and Methimazole.
Many cases of hypothyroidism will respond well to the use of common hormone replacement medications, such as Synthroid, Levothroid, or Levoxyl.
Medications: corticosteroids (prednisone, prednisolone, cortisone and dexa-methasone), glucocorticoids (decrease blood levels of hormones), anticonvulsants (phenobarbitol, phenytoin and carbamaze-pine/liver conversion vitamin D), thyroid meds (levothroid, levoxyl and synthroid), diuretics (furosemide, bumetanide, etha-crynic acid and torsemide), and blood thinners (heparin and Coumadin)
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I started on Levoxyl but soon switched to the generic brand of levothyroxine, and I take the medication with a low-dose aspirin and, during the summer, Claritin.
Thyroid hormone medications, including levothyroxine (Levothroid, Levoxyl, Synthroid), liothyronine (Cytomel) and liotrix (Euthroid, Thyrolar), are given when blood tests show that you have hypothyroidism,.
Up until 6 months prior to her consultation she had taken the oral contraceptive in combination with Levoxyl, but suffered side effects of heightened emotional lability from these drugs.
The most commonly prescribed synthetic drug for hypothyroidism is called levothyroxine, known under the brand names Synthroid, Levothroid, Levoxyl, and Unithroid.
Without a thyroid, Haddad takes Levoxyl pills daily to control his weight and hormones, but he's cancer free.
Depending on the type of thyroid surgery, either partial or full removal, daily hormone replacement therapy (levothyroxine; Levoxyl, Synthroid, Unithroid) may be indicated.
As of January 2007, four branded oral L-T4 products were available in the United States: levothyroxine sodium (Unithroid, Levoxyl, Synthroid and Levothroid).