High Risk for CHD and Stroke in Patients With Thyroid Cancer High Risk for CHD and Stroke in Patients With Thyroid Cancer
Undergoing total thyroidectomy and high doses of levothyroxine were associated with a higher risk for coronary heart disease and ischemic stroke.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Levothroid (Levothyroxine Sodium) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - January 26, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: A chemist's historic holiday discovery
Thyroid problems affect up to 10?percent of women and 3?percent of men. That helps explain why levothyroxine, a synthetically made thyroid hormone, is the most commonly prescribed medication in the U.S. And it was a Christmas Eve discovery at Mayo Clinic that made it possible. Here?s Dennis Douda with this Mayo Clinic Minute. Watch: The [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 24, 2016 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Morning Report: Penicillin Allergy, Levothyroxine, Statins Morning Report: Penicillin Allergy, Levothyroxine, Statins
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights some of this week ' s most important medical news, including confirming penicillin allergy, overuse of levothyroxine, and final USPSTF recommendations for use of statins.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - December 2, 2016 Category: Primary Care Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Levothyroxine During Pregnancy May Improve Fetal Outcomes Levothyroxine During Pregnancy May Improve Fetal Outcomes
Women with hypothyroidism who were treated with levothyroxine had lower odds of early delivery and C-section and of having low-weight babies. More and larger studies are needed to confirm these results.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 21, 2016 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Time for a U-turn on Levothyroxine? Overuse Is Rife, Say Docs Time for a U-turn on Levothyroxine? Overuse Is Rife, Say Docs
Physicians should take a precautionary, patient-centered approach on deciding whether to prescribe levothyroxine to treat subclinical hypothyroidism, as it is currently being overused, says one group.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Giving more pregnant women common thyroid medicine may reduce risk of complications
Extending the number of pregnant women given the common drug levothyroxine to boost thyroid hormone levels may lead to a reduced number of stillbirths, early caesarean sections and low-weight babies, according to a new study. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - November 9, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Clinton's Hypothyroid Medication Draws Interest
(MedPage Today) -- Candidate is taking Armour Thyroid rather than levothyroxine (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - September 26, 2016 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Levoxyl (Levothyroxine Sodium) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - September 12, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Synthroid (Levothyroxine Sodium) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 31, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Levothyroxine for Subclinical Hypothyroidism in Pregnancy Levothyroxine for Subclinical Hypothyroidism in Pregnancy
Pregnant women who take levothyroxine for subclinical hypothyroidism have a lower risk of having a low-birth-weight baby and/or one with a low Apgar score, suggesting levothyroxine is beneficial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - August 9, 2016 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Levothyroxine Sodium (Levothyroxine Sodium Anhydrous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 18, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Subclinical hypothyroidism: Treat or not?
The benefits of treating subclinical hypothyroidism with low-dose levothyroxine may outweigh the harms of delaying treatment until the condition has become symptomatic, requiring higher doses,... (Source: Clinical Endocrinology News)
Source: Clinical Endocrinology News - June 6, 2016 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Unithroid (Levothyroxine Sodium) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - May 16, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Levothyroxine Replacement in Obese Hypothyroid FemalesLevothyroxine Replacement in Obese Hypothyroid Females
Obesity may factor into finding the optimal regimen for levothyroxine replacement in hypothyroid patients after thyroidectomy. Endocrine Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news