Levothroid is indicated to the management of hypothyroidism as a substitute or supplemental therapy in congenital or acquired hypothyroidism from a etiology, except transient hypothyroidism in the recovery phase of subacute thyroiditis.
Specific indications include: primary (thyroidal), secondary (pituitary), and tertiary (hypothalamic) hypothyroidism and subclinical hypothyroidism. Primary hypothyroidism may be a consequence of functional deficiency, primary atrophy, partial or total congenital lack of the thyroid gland, or from the effects of surgery, radiation, or drugs, or without the presence of goiter.
Use Levothroid as directed because of your doctor.
Ask your medical provider any queries you may have about how precisely to utilize 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 inside the bathroom. Keep Levothroid out in the reach of children and away from pets.
Active Ingredient: Levothyroxine.
All medicines might cause unwanted side effects, but many folks have no, or minor, unwanted side effects.
No common unwanted effects are already reported if you use Levothroid.
Seek medical attention right away if some of these severe side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; breathlessness; flushing; tightness within the chest; swelling in the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); alterations in appetite; alterations in menstrual periods; chest pain; diarrhea; 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; difficulty breathing; stomach cramps; tremors; trouble sleeping; unusual weight gain or weight-loss; vomiting; wheezing.
This is not a whole report on all side effects that could occur. If you might have queries about unwanted side effects, contact your medical provider.
Do NOT use Levothroid if:
Contact your medical professional or health care provider straight away if some of these sign up for you.
Some health concerns may connect to Levothroid. Tell your medical professional or pharmacist when you have any medical conditions, in particular when any in the following apply to you:
Some medicines may connect to Levothroid. Tell your medical provider if you happen to be taking any other medicines, especially any in the following:
This will not be a complete report on all interactions which could occur. Ask your medical provider if Levothroid may talk with other medicines which you take. Check using your doctor prior to deciding to start, stop, or change the dose of the medicine.
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.