Generic Levothroid with an active agent levothyroxine is a medical replacement of hormones produced by the thyroid gland. These hormones regulate the body metabolism and level of energy. The medicine is prescribed when the thyroid produces too little of the hormone. The product also can be used for goiter prevention, in radiation treatment, for surgeries and cancer treatment.
Generic Levothroid is also marketed as Levaxin, Synthroid, Levoxyl, Unithroid.
*Levothroid® is manufactured by Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc.