Levothroid 100 mcg 100 tabs, levothyroxine sodium
NOTE: This is now being produced by Merick Generic Division who holds the original patent.
Brand name: Synthroid, (Spanish name, Eutirox) Pronounced: SIN-throid Generic
Other brand names: Levothroid, Levoxyl, Unithroid
Why is Synthroid prescribed?
Synthroid, a synthetic thyroid hormone may be given in any
of the following cases: If your own thyroid gland is not making enough hormone;
If you have an enlarged thyroid (a goiter) or are at risk for developing a
goiter; If you have certain cancers of the thyroid; If your thyroid production
is low due to surgery, radiation, certain drugs, or disease of the pituitary
gland or hypothalamus in the brain. Synthroid may also be used for purposes
other than those listed in this medication guide.
Please consult your physician before taking any medication.