Dextrothyroxine, Levothyroxine, Tyroxine confusion

Discussion in 'T4' started by Daimyo, Sep 1, 2015.

  1. Daimyo

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    Most synthetic T4 meds contain Levothyroxine, which is an isomer of Tyroxine. But is Tyoxine the same as Dextrothyroxine?

    Is T4 produced by human thyroid gland a mix of Levothyroxine and Dextrothyroxine?

    Why manufacturers does not produce "Tyroxine" instead of Levothyroxine?
     
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    Daimyo

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    Just a bump... Anyone knows is it possible to manufacture real tyroxine?
     
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