Levothyroxine

What is Levothyroxine?

Levothyroxine, also known as L-thyroxine or T4, is a synthetic form of the thyroid hormone thyroxine, which is normally secreted by the follicular cells of the thyroid gland. It is also used to treat thyroid hormone deficiency, and occasionally to prevent the recurrence of thyroid cancer.

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Iam suffering from black or pigmented buttocks since Iwas 12Y old up till now Iam 36 Yand I emparessed to get marry because of that Iam afemale...

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Hi,

The dark pigmentation near your buttock area is known as Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation/ Post Inflammatory Hypermelanosis (PIH) due to the...

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I have just started on levothuroxine 50mcg. I have noticed bright yellow urine as well as feeling very shaky (like I drank too much coffee) but...

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Hello Amelia and thanks for the query
Hypothyroidism is one of the cause for increased heart rate. But as you have started treatment for that hope...

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IS THERE ANY SIGNS OF DEPRESSION ASSOCIATED WITH A THYROID CONDITION. MY DR. JUST STARTED ME ON LEVOTHYOXION IN DEC. AND ABOUT A MONTH AGO I HAVE...

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Welcome to health care magic
I can understand your situation. I appreciate your effort to seek online support.

You are probably suffering...

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I have been taking levothyroxine for about 2 years now and about a month or so ago I noticed my hair in the
front of my head is thinning. I started...

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I am 35 year old male.
Height is 5.8 and weight is 66kg.
I was diagnosed for Crohn’s in 2000. I had a ileal perforation in 2003 for which I was...

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Hypothyroid, lightheadedness , delayed periods with cramps . On Synthroid . Cause?HI i have hypothyroidism i take 112 grams of synthroid. I feel...

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I have had some issues with passing out low blood pressure and low potassium family doc sent me for blood work but I had to fast I have felt like I...

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Hi, I had hip replacement surgery on May 7, 2013. On XXXXXXX 26/13 I had blood tests done because I was so tired and my Doctor said my Thyroid...

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I am having symptoms of hypothyroidism . My free T4 is low but my TSH is normal. Could I still have hypothyroidism?

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I have underactive thyroids my doc give me SYNTHROID 0.075 MG LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM IS THIS MEDICATION GENERIC?

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