Thyroid supplement tablet for managing cases of canine hypothyroidism where thyroid replacement therapy is indicated.
This product is sold by the individual tablet, or in bottles of 120 tablets. When ordering by the individual tablet, please order a quantity greater than 1 tablet.
Directions for User
The usual dose is 0.1mg/10 pounds of body weight. The dose is maintained by periodic blood tests to determine the T4 level. Animals with hypothyroidism are usually treated with levothyroxine for life. Please follow your veterinarian's instructions exactly when using this medication.
This medication should not be used in animals allergic to it. Do not use in animals with untreated adrenal insufficiency (Addison's disease), use with caution in animals with high blood pressure. Use with caution when given with warfarin, theophylline, digoxin, phenytoin and barbiturates. Give 1 hour before or 4 hours after vitamin/mineral combinations containing iron or calcium. Always tell your veterinarian and pharmacist what other medications your pet is taking. There can be differences in the action of levothyroxine when changing brands. As a result, it may be necessary to retest T4 levels when switching brands.
Please note this medication is not shipped in the original container due to Federal regulations and the Poison Prevention Act.