Levoxyl

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25 mcg - 100 tablets
25 mcg - 300 tablets
50 mcg - 100 tablets
50 mcg - 300 tablets
100mcg - 100 tablets
100mcg - 300 tablets

Levoxyl is a hormonal medication containing levothyroxine sodium – natural analogue of thyroid hormone (T4). The medication is used as a hormonal replacement therapy of  hypothyroidism and other conditions associated with deficiency of T4 hormone.

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Levoxyl Levoxyl used as a hormonal replacement therapy of hypothyroidism and other conditions associated with deficiency of T4 hormone.
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Introduction: Levoxyl is a hormonal medication containing levothyroxine sodium – natural analogue of thyroid hormone (T4). The medication is used as a hormonal replacement therapy of  hypothyroidism and other conditions associated with deficiency of T4 hormone.

Levoxyl

Pharmacology: Levothyroxine is an laevogyratory isomer of thyroxine. After partial metabolism in the liver and kidneys, levothyroxine affects metabolism and growth and development of tissues. In low doses the medication possesses anabolic action. In recommended doses activates proteins, lipid and carbohydrate metabolism, increases functional activity of CNS and cardiovascular system. In high doses the medication inhibits the production of thyrotropin releasing hormone and thyrotropic hormone.

Indications:

Levoxyl is used to treat the following conditions:

  • Hypothyroidism
  • Euthyroid goiter
  • Diagnostics of thyroid suppression test
  • Thyroid cancer (after surgery)
  • Basedow's goiter

Patients with low levels of TSH should not use Levoxyl. The medication is not intended to reduce weight in overweight or obese patients

Contraindications:

Levoxyl is contraindicated for use in:

  • Reactions of hypersensitivity
  • Thyrotoxicosis
  • Pituitary insufficiency
  • Adrenal cortex insufficiency
  • Myocardial infarction (heart attack) 
  • Acute myocarditis
  • Acute pancreatitis
  • Known hypersensitivity to any of medication ingredients

The medication should be used with caution in:

  • Coronary heart diseases (atherosclerosis, stenocardia, heart attack in anamnesis)
  • High blood pressure
  • Arrhythmias
  • Diabetes
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Malabsorption syndrome
  • Osteoporosis

Make sure to let your doctor know if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.

 Adverse effect: In rare cases the medication may cause:

  • Swelling of the lips, mouth or throat
  • Dermatological reactions

High doses of Levoxyl may cause symptoms of hyperthyroidism such as: increased heart rate, shortness of breath, fever, hyperactivity, hot flashes, high blood pressure, diarrhea, seizures.

 Interactions: Levoxyl should not be used with the following groups of drug or preparations.

  • Antacids
  • Antidepressants
  • Anti-diabetic drugs
  • Calcium containing
  • Estrogens
  • Cardiac glycosides (digoxin)
  • Iron
  • Weight loss pills (Orlistat)
  • Seizure drugs
  • Antic
  • Xantines
  • Stomach medications (sucralfate)

Attention: Keep the medication out of reach of children. Store at room temperature

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