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Side effect(s) of Levothyroxine

Read the side effects of Levothyroxine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

General - Fatigue, increased appetite, weight loss, heat intolerance, fever and excessive sweating.

Central nervous system - Headache, hyperactivity, nervousness, anxiety, irritability, emotional lability and sleeplessness.

Musculoskeletal - Tremor and muscle weakness.

Heart - Palpitations, fast heart rate, abnormal heart rhythm, increased pulse and blood pressure, heart failure, chest pain and heart attack.

Respiratory - Difficulty in breathing.

Gastrointestinal - Diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal cramps and elevation in liver function tests.

Skin - Hair loss and flushing.

Endocrine - Decreased bone mineral density.

Reproductive - Menstrual irregularities and impaired fertility.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Levothyroxine

Levothyroxine(Levothroid) generic is a thyroid hormone, prescribed for hypothyroidism. It works by replacing thyroid hormone when the body does not make enough on its own.
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