#InternationalThyroidWeek: 10 Surprising Facts About Levothy
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Levothyroxine is used to treat hypothyroidism. It is also used to treat or prevent goiter, which can be caused by hormone imbalances, radiation treatment, surgery, or cancer. Levothyroxine is the current standard treatment for hypothyroidism and the most frequently prescribed medication in many states.

But many patients are hesitant about a drug they may have to take for their lifetime. From when to take it and what it does to your body to different options in medications, it can be scary. So, here are some lesser known facts about levothyroxine that may help seal your commitment.

Source: https://www.goodrx.com/blog/surprising-facts-about-levothyroxine-hypothyroidism-drug/
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Dr. S●●●●●m S●●●●y P●●●●●l
Dr. S●●●●●m S●●●●y P●●●●●l General Medicine
So,is this article suggesting prophyactic intake ? How interesting. Would somebody like to also ennumerate any RCT in the favour of the article?
May 26, 2020Like1
Dr. n●●●i d●●●●r
Dr. n●●●i d●●●●r Internal Medicine
Dear Dr. Sanjay, thankyou for your kind feedback. Sir, this article mentions about the advantages of taking daily dose of levothyroxine among hypothyroid patients. However, prophylactic use isn' t adviced.
May 26, 2020Like