Hypothyroidism - Treatment

Dr. Trupti Shirole
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team  on Jan 13, 2020
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How can Hypothyroidism be Treated?

Hypothyroidism is treated with the levorotatory forms of thyroxine and triiodothyronine. Levothyroxine is the most preferred medication.

Most people with hypothyroidism will need lifelong therapy.

In secondary hypothyroidism, other hormonal glands disorder like adrenal insufficiency is to be evaluated and treated.

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