Patient Ratings for Dextrothyroxine

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What are you taking Dextrothyroxine for?

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  • Other
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hyperlipoproteinemias

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  • A month or so
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Uses of Dextrothyroxine


Dextrothyroxine is used in the treatment of:

  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hyperlipoproteinemias

Dextrothyroxine is used in the prevention of:

  • Coronary Artery Disease

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Dextrothyroxine Brand Names

Dextrothyroxine may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Dextrothyroxine Drug Class

Dextrothyroxine is part of the drug class:

Dextrothyroxine Interactions

This is not a complete list of Dextrothyroxinedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Dextrothyroxine and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Dextrothyroxine falls into category B:

There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Dextrothyroxine. But in animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication, and the babies did not show any medical issues related to this medication.


In animal studies, pregnant animals were given Dextrothyroxine, and some babies had problems. But in human studies, pregnant women were given this medication and their babies did not have any problems related to this medication.

Forms of Medication

Dextrothyroxine is available in the following forms:

  • Oral Tablet