Thyro-Tabs Canine (levothyroxine) Rx
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Thyro-Tabs Canine (levothyroxine) Rx

  • Usually ships within one business day with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

  • Your pet's veterinarian will provide directions for use.

What are Thyro-Tabs for Dogs and Cats?

  • Thyro-Tabs are a prescription medication for dogs that contains the drug Levothyroxine Sodium.
  • Levothyroxine is a replacement for the hormone T-4, which is naturally produced in the body by the thyroid gland to regulate metabolism and energy.

Why do cats and dogs use Thyro-Tabs?

  • When the body is unable to produce enough thyroid hormone on it’s own because of an imbalance, an enlarged thyroid gland, or other medical conditions and treatments, it is called hypothyroidism.
  • Hypothyroidism in dogs can be found with a blood test or by signs and symptoms involving metabolism, energy, nerve and muscle function, skin and haircoat.
  • If your dog has been diagnosed with low thyroid hormone or hypothyroidism, your veterinarian may prescribe a Levothyroxine medication such as Thyro-Tabs.

What else should I know about Thyro-Tabs?

  • Dogs taking Levothyroxine require much higher doses than humans. Doses for cats may be similar to doses for humans.
  • Your veterinarian may need to perform regular blood tests to check the dose of Levothyroxine in the blood. These follow-ups are very important.

What problems could my dog or cat have with Thyro-Tabs?

  • Side effects from giving too much Levothyroxine include fast heart rate, greater appetite with weight loss, thirst, increased urination, excitability, or nervousness. Dogs may pant more. Cats may appear withdrawn, apathetic, or uncaring. Contact your veterinarian if you notice any of these signs.

How do you use Thyro-Tabs?

  • Thyro-Tabs can be given with or without food, but should be given in the same way every day to maintain a consistent level of Levothyroxine. Follow your veterinarian's directions.

What is in Thyro-Tabs?

  • The drug in Thyro-Tabs is Levothyroxine Sodium.
  • Levothyroxine is a replacement for the hormone T-4, which is naturally produced in the body by the thyroid gland to regulate metabolism and energy.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Thyro-Tabs is a brand name. You will receive the exact brand that you request.

Is it important for my dog or cat to finish all of the Thyro-Tabs?

  • Dogs and cats may use Thyro-Tabs for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.