Levothyroxine is a prescription treatment for an underactive thyroid gland, known as hypothyroidism. This medication replaces hormones that are needed for overwell wellbeing and energy levels.
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What is Levothyroxine?
Levothyroxine is a prescribed medication which helps to treat hypothyroidism and the associated symptoms such as tiredness, weight gain and feeling depressed.
How does it work?
This form of medication works by replacing the thyroxine that your thyroid gland is unable to produce.
Is Levothyroxine suitable for me?
Levothyroxine is not suitable to those suffering from an overactive thyroid gland or conditions affecting their adrenal glands.
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Please examine whether you are allergic to any of the listed ingredients. Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Rare Side Effects
- Irregular heartbeat
- Low blood pressure
- High temperature
To find out more about the side effects read the patient leaflet or contact you doctor for advice.
Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.
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Recommended Dosage for Levothyroxine
Your dosage will be dependent on your doctor's recommendations
- Starting dose of 50-100 micrograms every day for adults
- Starting dose of no more than 50 micrograms for adults over the age of 50
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Levothyroxine Patient Leaflet
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We will dispatch your order using our express next-day courier service from our pharmacy partners across the UK. You will receive your treatment discreetly to the comfort of your home/ selected address.
How do I find out if I am suffering from hypothyroidism?
Your doctor can arrange a blood test to determine how much thyroxine your thyroid glands are producing.
Does taking Levothyroxine make you lose weight?
Initially, you are likely to lose weight as hyperthyroidism involves retaining water. Therefore when taking the medication, you may lose the water weight, not necessarily body fat.
What is the difference between hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism?
Hypothyroidism is if you are suffering from an underactive thyroid and hyperthyroidism is related to those suffering from an overactive thyroid.
How do you know if levothyroxine is working?
Your doctor should measure the thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) in your blood shortly after treatment begins.
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