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Levothyroxine Sodium
Levothyroxine is used to treat hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone). Levothyroxine is given when your thyroid does not produce enough of this hormone on its own. Levothyroxine is also used to treat or prevent goiter (enlarged thyroid gland), which can be caused by hormone imbalances, radiation treatment, surgery, or cancer. There are many brands and forms of levothyroxine available. Not all brands are listed on this leaflet. Levothyroxine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Levothyroxine Sodium
Thyroid Disorders
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Frequently Asked Questions

You may not be able to take levothyroxine if you have certain medical conditions. Tell your doctor if you have an untreated or uncontrolled adrenal gland disorder, a thyroid disorder called thyrotoxicosis, or if you have any recent or current symptoms of a heart attack.

Levothyroxine should not be used to treat obesity or weight problems.

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