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If you have an underactive thyroid or certain thyroid problems, your healthcare provider may recommend levothyroxine sodium. This prescription medication is actually a synthetic version of a naturally occurring thyroid hormone, and it works by boosting the body's thyroid hormones.
Most people tolerate levothyroxine well. However, side effects are possible and may include hair loss, insomnia, and heart palpitations. This product comes in the form of a tablet and is typically taken once a day in the morning.
(Click Levothyroxine for more information on how levothyroxine works, a more complete list of potential side effects to look out for, and important things to tell your healthcare provider before starting the medication. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)