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Levothyroxine is a thyroid medication that replaces a hormone normally generated by your thyroid gland to regulate the body's energy and metabolic rate. You might not have the ability to take levothyroxine if you have particular medical problems. Tell your physician if you have untreated or unrestrained adrenal gland disorder, a thyroid disorder called thyrotoxicosis, or if you have any current or current symptoms of a cardiac arrest. Levothyroxine ought to not be used to deal with obesity or weight troubles. Having low thyroid hormonal agent degrees while pregnant can hurt both mommy and baby. Your doctor might sometimes change your dose. Levothyroxine oral is taken by mouth. Levothyroxine oral works best if you take it on an empty stomach, 30 to 60 mins before morning meal. Your child's dosage requirements might change if the child gains or reduces weight. The thyroid gland makes thyroid hormonal agents which help to control energy degrees and growth. The most common side effects of levothyroxine are triggered by taking a larger dose than you require. Talk to your doctor before taking levothyroxine if you: have ever had an allergy to levothyroxine or any other medicine; you have an over active thyroid that creates too much thyroid hormone; have an illness that influences your adrenal glands; have a heart issue consisting of angina, heart disease or cardiac arrest; have high blood pressure; have ever had a heart attack; have diabetes mellitus, the dose of your diabetes medicine might require to change because levothyroxine can increase blood sugar level degrees. Hypothyroidism takes place when the thyroid gland does not create sufficient thyroid hormonal agent. Levothyroxine is readily available as tablets of numerous different toughness. You need to drink all the fluid mix or consume all the food as quickly as you include the medication. Take that dosage as soon as you remember as long as the next scheduled dosage is more than 4 hours away if you miss out on a dosage. Prior to you take levothyroxine, inform your doctor and pharmacologist if you have a background of lactose intolerance or hatred tartrazine. Levothyroxine might impact the way other medications work.

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