NDT Medications

Okay, kids, grab your history books! A long, long time ago, if you had an underactive thyroid, it was bad news. There was no treatment for your condition, and you could eventually die. Then, in the 1880s, a doctor started experimenting with an extract of animal thyroid glands to treat hypothyroidism.

Tirosint Vs. Other Synthetic T4 Medications

Levothyroxine is a hormone medication that is used to treat hypothyroidism, or an underactive thyroid. It is administered to replace or provide more of the thyroid hormone, which is normally produced by the thyroid gland.1 Once you have been prescribed levothyroxine, you will need to take it every day as your doctor directs. Only your doctor can prescribe levothyroxine.