Levoid - Thyroid Remedy
Levoid is a medication used for replacement therapy or hormone supplementation, which helps to treat problems related to the thyroid gland, such as hypothyroidism or thyroiditis.
Levoid has in its composition Levothyroxine sodium, a hormone called thyroxine that is normally produced in the body by the thyroid gland. Levoid acts in the body by regulating or suppressing the amount of this hormone, in cases where the thyroid gland does not function normally.
Levoid is indicated for the treatment of problems related to the thyroid gland such as hypothyroidism, thyroiditis or for the treatment and prevention of goiter, in adults and children.
In addition, Levoid can also be used to assess the functioning of the thyroid gland and production of thyroid-related hormones.
The price of Levoid varies between 7 and 9 reais, and can be purchased at pharmacies or online pharmacies, requiring a prescription.
How to take
Levoid should be taken according to the instructions given by the doctor, as the recommended dose and duration of treatment depend on the patient's age and weight and the individual response to treatment.
Levoid tablets should be taken on an empty stomach, about 30 minutes before breakfast. Doses vary between 25, 38, 50, 75, 88, 10, 112 and 125 micrograms.
Some of the side effects of Levoid can include insomnia, irritability, headache, fever, excessive sweating, weight loss, diarrhea, chest pain, tiredness, increased appetite, heat intolerance, hyperactivity, nervousness, anxiety, vomiting, cramps , hair loss, tremors or muscle weakness.
Levoid is contraindicated for patients with a recent history of myocardial infarction or with thyrotoxicosis and for patients with a patient with malfunction of the adrenal gland.
In addition, Levoid is also contraindicated for patients with allergies to Levothyroxine sodium or any of the components of the formula.