levothyroxine

noun
le·​vo·​thy·​rox·​ine
variants: or British laevothyroxine \ ˌlē-​vō-​thī-​ˈräk-​ˌsēn, -​sən How to pronounce levothyroxine (audio) \

Medical Definition of levothyroxine

: the levorotatory isomer of thyroxine that is administered in the form of its sodium salt C15H10I4NNaO4 in the treatment of hypothyroidism — see levothroid, levoxyl, synthroid

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“Levothyroxine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/levothyroxine. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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