Synthroid (Eutirox) 100mcg 50 tabs, Levothiroxine
THIS IS A BRAND MEDICATION
Brand name: Synthroid, (Spanish name, Eutirox) Pronounced: SIN-throid
Generic name: Levothyroxine
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.