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levothyroxine/le·vo·thy·rox·ine/ (le″vo-thi-rok´sēn) -thyroxine, obtained from the thyroid gland of domesticated food animals or prepared synthetically; used as the sodium salt in the treatment of hypothyroidism and the treatment and prophylaxis of goiter and thyroid carcinoma.
An isomer of thyroxine, C15H10I4NO4, used in the form of its sodium salt to treat thyroxine deficiency.
levothyroxineThyroid hormone as a sodium salt used to treat hypothyroidism. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Thyronine.
the pharmaceutical name for the thyroid hormone thyroxine (T4); used for replacement therapy in hypothyroidism.