Levothyroxine (Also known as "l-thyroxine)
Pronunciation: lee-voe-thye-ROCKS-een, ell-thye-ROCKS-een
Brand names in the U.S: Synthroid, Levothroid, Levoxyl, Unithroid, Levo-T
Brand names in Canada: Synthroid, Eltroxin, and PMS-Levothyroxine
Brand names outside U.S.: Euthyrox, Thyroxine, Berlthyrox, Droxine, Eferox, Elthyrone, Eltroxin, Eutirox, Letrox, Levaxin, Levotirox, Levothyrox, Levotiroxina, Oroxine, T4KP, Thevier, Throxinique, Thyradin, Thyradin S, Thyrax, Thyrax Duotab, Thyrex, Thyro-4, Thyrosit, Thyroxin, Thyroxin-Natrium, Tiroidine
Levothyroxine is the generic name for synthetic thyroxine, a thyroid hormone replacement drug. This drug contains the synthetic form of one thyroid hormone, T4. Levothyroxine is the most commonly prescribed thyroid hormone replacement drug.
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