6 Aug 2009
Levothroid (levothyroxine) is a replacement for a hormone that is normally produced by your thyroid gland to regulate the body's energy and metabolism. Levothyroxine is given when the thyroid does not produce enough of this hormone on its own.
You will find more information on thyroid gland removal at http://www.drugs.com/enc/thyroid-gland-removal.html
- Levothroid Information for Consumers
- Levothroid Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Levothroid (detailed)
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