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Drug Name:


Generic Name and Formulations:
Levothyroxine sodium 25mcg, 50mcg, 75mcg, 88mcg, 100mcg, 112mcg, 125mcg, 137mcg, 150mcg, 175mcg, 200mcg, 300mcg; tabs.


Therapeutic Use:

Indications for LEVOTHROID:



Maintenance: 100–200mcg daily. Complications: titrate dose.


<6months: 8–10mcg/kg per day. 6months–1yr: 6–8mcg/kg per day. 1–5yrs: 5–6mcg/kg per day. 6–12yrs: 4–5mcg/kg per day.


Thyrotoxicosis. Acute MI. Uncorrected adrenal insufficiency.


Not for treatment of obesity. Cardiovascular disease. Diabetes. Adrenal insufficiency. Increased sensitivity in myxedema, severe hypothyroidism. Pregnancy (Cat.A). Nursing mothers.


Potentiates sympathomimetics. Monitor antihyperglycemics, oral anticoagulants.

Pharmacological Class:

T4 (synthetic).

Adverse Reactions:

Hyperthyroidism; transient hair loss in children.

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