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Is Levoxyl safe for long-term use?

Levoxyl is intended for long-term use. Most people who take Levoxyl for naturally occurring thyroid hormone deficiency need to take the medication for as long as they live. Postmenopausal women who take Levoxyl on a long-term basis can experience bone density loss, which can lead to osteoporosis. In these cases, doctors will prescribe the lowest effective dose of Levoxyl in order to minimize bone loss.

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