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Going Off Levothyroxine
Possibly.: Levothyroxine is given to replace thyroid hormone deficiency. If your thyroid function improves, as followed up through lab work with a doctor, there could be a reason to decrease or go off the medication. If it is taken for other reasons see your doctor about going off the medication. ...Read more
What is the half life of levothyroxine? Is missing a day every now and then going to affect my level?
Half life: Missing a day or two thyroid is OK but please don't do that often. You should take your tablet once a day at bedtime at least one hour after your last food. ...Read more
In the last hour, I've taken 13 levothyroxine pills (m l 10), but now I know I don't want to die. Did I take too many? Am I going to die?
Levothyroxine: Levothyroxine tablets simply contains thyroid hormone and is prescribed when your thyroid levels are low. At your age it would be appropriate to try and find out why your thyroid gland is not working properly. It is not uncommon to have a thyroid problem at your age so you need to fully understand what is wrong and how Levothyroxine will help you. ...Read more