What is Levothyroxine?
Who is it for?
What are the benefits?
How does Levothyroxine work?
Is there a generic equivalent available?
How is it given?
Differences exist between brands. Do not change brands if possible. If there is a need to change, your veterinarian may need to recheck thyroid hormone levels and adjust dose if indicated.
This medication should only be given to the pet for whom it was prescribed.
What results can I expect?
It generally takes several weeks of therapy to see an effect. In almost all cases, the pet will need to be on a thyroid supplement such as Levothyroxine for life.
What form(s) does it come in?
Please click on "More Information" for possible drug and food interactions with this medication.