Levoxyl is a thyroid hormone which is used in the treatment of hypothyroidism . This is a condition where the thyroid gland is incapable of producing sufficient hormones for the body.
Levoxyl is available in the form of an oral tablet which is usually taken once a day, on an empty stomach. Generally, it is taken in the morning, before eating breakfast. Always follow the directions provided on the prescription label and never take more or less than what has been prescribed by your doctor.
Common side effects Levoxyl users may experience when taking this medication include tremor, weight loss, headache, nervousness, insomnia, upset stomach, diarrhea and fever. If the side effects become severe, contact your doctor or other medical professional for assistance.
Occasionally, Levoxyl may be prescribed for other purposes, as directed by your doctor.