levothyroxine

Adult
Uses
  • hypothyroidism
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • acute myocardial infarction, adrenal insufficiency
Drug interactions
  • aluminum hydroxide, calcium supplements, iron salts, magnesium salts, H2 blockers, proton pump inhibitors
Cautions
  • may worsen existing cardiovascular diseases
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • palpitations
  • increased heart rate
  • tremors
  • anxiety
  • diarrhea
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
25mcg once daily
Source of Suggestion