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Unithroid Product Description

This medication is used to treat low thyroid hormone (hyperthyroidism). Unithroid (levothyroxine) is also used to treat and prevent enlarged thyroid gland (goiter) caused by hormone imbalances, surgery, radiation treatment, or cancer. This medication works by providing a normally produced thyroid gland hormone to regulate the body's energy and metabolism when it is not producing enough on its own. This medication should be stored at room temperature. Keep the medication away from heat, light, and moisture. Read the directions on the prescription label. Do not take larger doses than prescribed by your doctor. Do not take this medication longer than recommended by your doctor. Take this medication as directed by your doctor. Patients taking Unithroid (levothyroxine) may have their dosages changed by the doctor occasionally to achieve the best results from the medication. The tablet must be taken with a full glass of water (8 ounces) because the tablet can dissolve very quickly and swell in the throat leading to a possibility for choking or gagging. Take Unithroid (levothyroxine) on an empty stomach 30 minutes before eating. Patients taking Unithroid (levothyroxine) normally take it in the morning and on the same time every day. Take Unithroid (levothyroxine) as directed by your doctor.Your symptoms may not improve until several weeks after you start taking Unithroid (levothyroxine). When your symptoms do improve, do not stop taking Unithroid (levothyroxine) because you may need to take the medication every day for the rest of your life to replace the thyroid hormone your body cannot produce. Regular blood, kidney or liver tests will be needed to ensure the medication is helping the condition. It is important not to miss any doctor appointments. Inform any doctor or dentist that you are taking Eltroxin (levothyroxine).Do not take this medication if you have had a thyroid disorder called thyrotoxicosis, a heart attack, an adrenal gland problem that is not controlled by treatment, or if you are treating obesity or weight problems.Let your doctor know if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, breastfeeding; if you have type 2 diabetes mellitus, hardening of the arteries, heart disease, high blood pressure, a history of overactive thyroid, underactive adrenal or pituitary gland; if you are taking prescription and over the counter medications including vitamins, minerals, or herbal products. Notify your doctor if you are starting a new medication.Inform any dentist, medical doctor, or surgeon that you are taking this medication.Severe: Sleep problems (Insomnia); headache; hot flashes, fever, sweating; appetite changes, weight changes; or changes in your menstrual periods.Common: Mild hair loss.Other: None.

How should Unithroid be stored?

This medication should be stored at room temperature. Keep the medication away from heat, light, and moisture.

How should I take Unithroid?

Read the directions on the prescription label. Do not take larger doses than prescribed by your doctor. Do not take this medication longer than recommended by your doctor. Take this medication as directed by your doctor. Patients taking Unithroid (levothyroxine) may have their dosages changed by the doctor occasionally to achieve the best results from the medication. The tablet must be taken with a full glass of water (8 ounces) because the tablet can dissolve very quickly and swell in the throat leading to a possibility for choking or gagging. Take Unithroid (levothyroxine) on an empty stomach 30 minutes before eating. Patients taking Unithroid (levothyroxine) normally take it in the morning and on the same time every day. Take Unithroid (levothyroxine) as directed by your doctor.Your symptoms may not improve until several weeks after you start taking Unithroid (levothyroxine). When your symptoms do improve, do not stop taking Unithroid (levothyroxine) because you may need to take the medication every day for the rest of your life to replace the thyroid hormone your body cannot produce. Regular blood, kidney or liver tests will be needed to ensure the medication is helping the condition. It is important not to miss any doctor appointments. Inform any doctor or dentist that you are taking Eltroxin (levothyroxine).

When should Unithroid not be taken?

Do not take this medication if you have had a thyroid disorder called thyrotoxicosis, a heart attack, an adrenal gland problem that is not controlled by treatment, or if you are treating obesity or weight problems.

What precautions should I follow when taking Unithroid?

Let your doctor know if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, breastfeeding; if you have type 2 diabetes mellitus, hardening of the arteries, heart disease, high blood pressure, a history of overactive thyroid, underactive adrenal or pituitary gland; if you are taking prescription and over the counter medications including vitamins, minerals, or herbal products. Notify your doctor if you are starting a new medication.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Unithroid?

Inform any dentist, medical doctor, or surgeon that you are taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Unithroid?

Severe: Sleep problems (Insomnia); headache; hot flashes, fever, sweating; appetite changes, weight changes; or changes in your menstrual periods.

Common: Mild hair loss.

Other: None.

 
 
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