Levothroid is a medicine, used for the treatment of thyroid diseases, for example hypothyroidism , some kinds of cancer and goiter. Some people use Levothroid for the treatment of hormonal imbalance.
How to take
Take Levothroid 1 hour before eating. It is best absorbed when taken without meal. Kids who can’t swallow the pill, can crush it or take it with water. Usually, patients have to do the blood tests to find out if they take the right dosage.
If you skipped the dose, you should take the drug as soon as possible. If it’s already time to take the next dose, skip it and follow your common schedule. Avoid taking double dose at once. Contact your doctor if you skipped more than 1 dose.
As any other drugs, Levothroid can cause some adverse effects. Patients using Levothroid may experience hair loss (however, it is usually temporary) and some allergic reactions such as hives or rash. Kids may suffer from the increased skull pressure.
Overdose of Levothroid can cause increased stimulation of the thyroid glands. Its symptoms includes anxiety, stomachache, loss of appetite, breast pain, irregular menstruation, mood swings, head pain, fever, weakness, hyperactivity, increased heartbeat, weight loss, breathing problems and perspiration.
Patients with increased sensitivity to thyroid hormone, heart attack and lack of corticosteroid hormone must avoid using Levothroid.
Although Levothroid is effective in weight loss, it must not be treated as a weight loss medication. Overdose of this drug can lead to severe adverse effects, particularly if the patient takes it together with the appetite suppressants.
Levothroid has a serious impact on the patient’s body. You should inform your doctor if you have blood clotting disorders, heart diseases and diabetes and are allergic to some food and drugs.
Older patients, people suffering from breast pain, hypertension and other types of cardiovascular disease must get minimal doses of this medicine and be treated only under medical supervision.
Sometimes, the use of Levothroid causes seizures, especially in the beginning of the treatment. You should inform your doctor if you’re going to have a surgery or if you’re pregnant. Tell your doctor about any drugs you’re currently taking.
People with such illnesses as anemia, heart diseases, blood clotting problems and hormonal problems must ask their doctor before starting the treatment, as in this case the dosage must be adjusted. Even though the use of this drug may cause weight loss, it must not be used because of the adverse effects, which may be caused by this medicine.
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