Generic Levothyroxine

The major hormone derived from the thyroid gland. Thyroxine is synthesized via the iodination of tyrosines (monoiodotyrosine) and the coupling of iodotyrosines (diiodotyrosine) in the thyroglobulin. Thyroxine is released from thyroglobulin by proteolysis and secreted into the blood. Thyroxine is peripherally deiodinated to form triiodothyronine which exerts a broad spectrum of stimulatory effects on cell metabolism. [PubChem]


Levothyroxine Adverse Effects [FDA Report]

Levothyroxine side effect


Synonyms
  • (-)-Thyroxine
  • 3,3',5,5'-Tetraiodo-L-thyronine
  • L-Thryoxin
  • L-Thyroxine
  • Laevothyroxinum
  • Levo-t
  • Levothyroxine Sodium
  • Tetraiodothyronine
  • THX
  • Thyroxine iodine
  • Levothyroxin
  • T4 levothyroxine
  • O-(4-Hydroxy-3,5-diidophenyl)-3,5-diiodo-L-tyrosine

Levothyroxine Chemical

C15H11I4NO4