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Are Levoxyl and Levothyroxine,the same?

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Posted on Mon, 14 Jul 2014
Question: are they both the same???

levoxyl & levothyroxine
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Answered by Dr. Binu Parameswaran Pillai (5 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Yes. They are the same

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Good day.

Levoxyl is the brand name for the medicine levothyroxine. Levothyrxine is the generic name and levoxyl is the brand name. It is the same. This is a hormone tablet for treating hypothyroidism. This has to be taken on empty stomach in the morning before food

Regards
Binu

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Dr. Binu Parameswaran Pillai

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Are Levoxyl and Levothyroxine,the same?

Brief Answer: Yes. They are the same Detailed Answer: Hello, Good day. Levoxyl is the brand name for the medicine levothyroxine. Levothyrxine is the generic name and levoxyl is the brand name. It is the same. This is a hormone tablet for treating hypothyroidism. This has to be taken on empty stomach in the morning before food Regards Binu