Disease Information for Dextrothyroxine (Choloxin) Administration/Toxicity

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Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-cholesterol medications (examples)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
D T4 Thyroid Hormone, D Thyroxine, D thyroxine preparation, D thyroxine preparation (product), D thyroxine preparation (substance), D Tyrosine O (4 hydroxy 3,5 diiodophenyl) 3,5 diiodo, Dextrothyroxine, Dextrothyroxine (substance), DEXTROTHYROXINE PREPARATION, THYROXINE A D, Brand name/Choloxin (Dextrothyroxine), Synonym/D-thyroxin administration
Definition

Anti-cholesterol drug; dextro-isomer of thyroxin; oral preparation; used in the past for type II lipidemia (familial hypercholesterolemia); little used

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