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- What is levothyroxine sodium, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for levothyroxine sodium?
- Is levothyroxine sodium available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for levothyroxine sodium?
- What are the side effects of levothyroxine sodium?
- What is the dosage for levothyroxine sodium?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with levothyroxine sodium?
- Is levothyroxine sodium safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about levothyroxine sodium?
Is levothyroxine sodium safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
Thyroid hormone therapy in nursing mothers is usually safe but should be supervised by a physician.
What else should I know about levothyroxine sodium?
What preparations of levothyroxine sodium are available?
- Tablets: 0.025, 0.05, 0.075, 0.088, 0.1, 0.112, 0.125, 0.137, 0.15, 0.175, 0.2 and 0.3 mg.
- Capsules: 0.013, 0.025, 0.05, 0.075, 0.088, 0.1, 0.125 and 0.15 mg.
- Powder for intravenous injection: 200 mcg and 500 mcg per vial.
How should I keep levothyroxine sodium stored?
Levothyroxine tablets, capsules, and dry powder should be kept at room temperature, 15 C to 30 C (59 F to 86 F) in a light-resistant, tight container.
Powdered levothyroxine for intravenous injection should be used immediately once mixed with liquid.
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