Levothroid is indicated for your treatment of hypothyroidism as a replacement or supplemental therapy in congenital or acquired hypothyroidism associated with a etiology, except transient hypothyroidism during the recovery phase of subacute thyroiditis.
Specific indications include: primary (thyroidal), secondary (pituitary), and tertiary (hypothalamic) hypothyroidism and subclinical hypothyroidism. Primary hypothyroidism may result from functional deficiency, primary atrophy, partial or total congenital absence of the thyroid gland, or through the effects of surgery, radiation, or drugs, or devoid of the presence of goiter.
Use Levothroid as directed through your doctor.
Ask your doctor any questions you may have about how exactly to make use of Levothroid.
Store Levothroid between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Brief storage at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. Protect from heat, light, and moisture. Do not store within the bathroom. Keep Levothroid out from the reach of children and away from pets.
Active Ingredient: Levothyroxine.
All medicines could cause unwanted effects, but a majority of everyone has no, or minor, unwanted side effects.
No common side effects are actually reported by using Levothroid.
Seek medical assistance immediately if all of these severe unwanted side effects occur:
Severe allergies (rash; hives; itching; breathlessness; flushing; tightness within the chest; swelling with the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); modifications in appetite; alterations in menstrual periods; chest pain; diarrhea; excessive sweating; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever; heat intolerance; pain; leg cramps; mental or mood changes (eg, anxiety, irritability, nervousness); muscle weakness; seizures; severe or persistent headache or fatigue; lack of breath; stomach cramps; tremors; sleep problems; unusual extra weight or fat loss; vomiting; wheezing.
This is not a total list of all unwanted effects that will occur. If you might have questions on negative effects, contact your health care provider.
Do NOT use Levothroid if:
Contact your physician or physician straight away if all of these sign up for you.
Some medical conditions may communicate with Levothroid. Tell your physician or pharmacist if you have any medical ailments, particularly when any in the following sign up for you:
Some medicines may communicate with Levothroid. Tell your health care provider if you are taking some other medicines, especially any in the following:
This will not be a complete report on all interactions that may occur. Ask your medical provider if Levothroid may connect to other medicines which you take. Check along with your health care provider before you start, stop, or customize the dose of any medicine.
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days