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Levothyroxine (Levothroid) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Levothyroxine (Levothroid) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Levothroid?

levothyroxine

What is the Trade Name for levothyroxine?

Levothroid

What are the Indications of Levothyroxine (Levothroid) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

thyroid hormone replacement in hypothyroidism

What are the Actions of Levothyroxine (Levothroid) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

replaces thyroid hormone, increasing metabolism, promotes gluconeogenesis, stimulates protein synthesis, restores normal hormone balance and suppresses thyroid cancer

What is the Therapeutic Class of Levothyroxine (Levothroid) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

hormone

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Levothyroxine (Levothroid) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

thyroid preparations

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Levothyroxine (Levothroid) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

Date Published - Sep 21, 2018
Date Modified - Jun 14, 2019

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