levothyroxine sodium

levothyroxine sodium

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  • Levothyroxine sodium — A synthetic thyroid hormone used as a thyroid hormone replacement drug (brand names include Eltroxin, Levothroid, Levoxine, Levoxyl, Synthroid) used to treat an underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism). Because not all brands of levothyroxine… …   Medical dictionary

  • Levothyroxine — Systematic (IUPAC) name 3,5,3 ,5 Tetraiodo L …   Wikipedia

  • Sodium pertechnetate — IUPAC name Sodium technetate(VII) …   Wikipedia

  • sodium — A metallic element, atomic no. 11, atomic wt. 22.989768; an alkali metal oxidizing readily in air or water; its salts are found in natural biologic systems and are extensively used in medicine and industry. The s. ion is the most plentiful… …   Medical dictionary

  • levothyroxine — le·vo·thy·rox·ine or Brit lae·vo·thy·rox·ine .lē vō thī räk .sēn, sən n the levorotatory isomer of thyroxine that is administered in the form of its sodium salt C15H10I4NNaO4 in the treatment of hypothyroidism see levothroid, levoxyl, SYNTHROID …   Medical dictionary

  • Liothyronine sodium — Systematic (IUPAC) name …   Wikipedia

  • thyroxine — The l isomer is the active iodine compound existing normally in the thyroid gland and extracted therefrom in crystalline form for therapeutic use; also prepared synthetically; used for the relief of hypothyroidism, cretinism, and myxedema …   Medical dictionary

  • Levothyrox — lévothyroxine sodique Général No CAS 55 03 8 (Na) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ATC code H03 — A section of the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System.H Systemic hormonal preparations, excluding sex hormones and insulinsH03A Thyroid preparationsH03AA Thyroid hormones:H03AA01 Levothyroxine sodium:H03AA02 Liothyronine… …   Wikipedia

  • Levothroid — Le·vo·throid lē və .thrȯid trademark used for a preparation of the sodium salt of levothyroxine * * * Lev·o·throid (levґo throid″) trademark for a preparation of levothyroxine sodium …   Medical dictionary

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