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Levothyroxine (Synthroid, Levoxyl, Levothroid, Unithroid, Tirosint, Levo-T) is a synthetic version of the principle thyroid hormone, thyroxine (T4), which is made and released by the thyroid gland. Thyroid hormone increases the metabolic rate of cells of all tissues in the body. It is prescribed to treat hypothyroidism and to suppress thyroid hormone release in the management of cancerous thyroid nodules and growth of goiters. It is important to be aware of drug interactions, as well as common side effects on the user.

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  • Levothroid
  • Levoxyl
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  • Unithroid