Levothyroxine is a substitution for a hormone that is typically created by your thyroid organ to direct the body's vitality and digestion system. Levothyroxine is given when the thyroid does not create enough of this hormone all alone.
Levothyroxine treats hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone). Levothyroxine is likewise used to treat or avert goiter (augmented thyroid organ), which can be brought about by hormone awkward nature, radiation treatment, surgery, or tumor.
Certain meds can make levothyroxine less successful if taken in the meantime. On the off chance that you utilize any of the accompanying medications, abstain from taking them inside of 4 hours before or 4 hours after you take levothyroxine:
calcium carbonate (Caltrate, Citracal, Oystercal, and others);
ferrous sulfate iron supplement;
sodium polystyrene sulfonate (Kayexalate, Kionex, and others);
stomach settling agents that contain aluminum or magnesium, (for example, Corrosive Gone, Aldroxicon, Alternagel, Di-Gel, Gaviscon, Gelusil, Genaton, Maalox, Maldroxal, Milk of Magnesia, Mintox, Mylagen, Mylanta, Pepcid Complete, Rolaids, Rulox); or
cholesterol-bringing down medications cholestyramine (Questran) and colestipol (Colestid).
In the event that you miss a measurements, take when recalled; don't set aside on the off chance that it is practically time for the following dosage, rather, avoid the missed dosage and resume your typical dosing plan. Try not to" "bend over" the measurements to make up for lost time. In the event that you miss 2 or more measurements consecutively, counsel your specialist.
Store at room temperature somewhere around 59 and 86 degrees F (somewhere around 15 and 30 degrees C) far from dampness and daylight. Try not to store in the washroom. Avoid youngsters and pets.