The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Drugs for Hypothyroidism
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Drugs for Hypothyroidism
Primary hypothyroidism is usually the result of Hashimoto's thyroiditis, thyroidectomy, or radioactive iodine therapy. Treatment of hypothyroidism with replacement doses of thyroid hormone is usually lifelong. Levothyroxine is the drug of choice.
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