Which medications in the drug class Thyroid replacement therapies are used in the treatment of Turner Syndrome?

Updated: Mar 19, 2021
  • Author: Maala S Daniel, MBBS; Chief Editor: Luis O Rohena, MD, MS, FAAP, FACMG  more...
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Thyroid replacement therapies

These agents are used for treatment of hypothyroidism.

Levothyroxine (Synthroid, Levoxyl, Levothroid, L-thyroxine)

Hypothyroidism is common with Turner syndrome and is treated like any other hypothyroidism. Thyroid hormones influence growth and maturation of tissues. Involved in normal growth, metabolism, and development.


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