Fresenius Kabi has announced the availability of Levothyroxine Sodium Injection Solution in 100mcg per 5mL, 200mcg per 5mL and 500mcg per 5mL single-dose vials.
To evaluate the association, the study authors utilized healthcare databases from Ontario, Canada to identify adults 66 years of age and older with no history of AF who filled at least 1 prescription for levothyroxine.
Significantly lower total T4 absorption was noted.
Synthroid was associated with an 11% lower likelihood of having TSH labs out of range when compared with similar patients taking generic levothyroxine.
The study, which was conducted at Kaiser Permanente Colorado, aimed to compare the longitudinal stability of TSH in patients taking synthetic levothyroxine vs desiccated thyroid products.
The propensity score-matched longitudinal study aimed to compare the efficacy of generic and brand-name formulations of levothyroxine in achieving and maintaining target thyrotropin levels.
Thyquidity (levothyroxine sodium) oral solution is indicated for the treatment of hypothyroidism and pituitary thyrotropin suppression.
Levothyroxine sodium is indicated for the treatment of hypothyroidism.
Safety Alerts and Recalls, Uncategorized
Westminster Pharmaceuticals announced a recall of all lots of Levothyroxine and Liothyronine (Thyroid Tablets) 15mg, 30mg, 60mg, 90mg, 120mg as the product was manufactured using active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) from a company that was found to have deviated from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Good Manufacturing Practices. FDA laboratory tests confirmed Sichuan Friendly Pharmaceutical’s…
Once-weekly levothyroxine vs. daily levothyroxine proved safe and effective for the treatment of hypothyroidism in non-adherent young and middle-aged adults.