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Brand name: Oroxine TM

Active ingredients: levothyroxine

What it is used for

OROXINE is indicated for the management of demonstrated thyroid hormone deficiency.,OROXINE is also used to suppress thyrotropin (TSH) for the management of TSH-responsive tumours of the thyroid.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Refrigerate
  • Do not Freeze
  • Lifetime is 18 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White, biconvex, round tablet scored and marked "75" on one side, scored on the other side

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4: Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine is subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Phamaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website

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The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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