What is a small white pill oval with M on one side and L/5?

Not Medical Advice: The pill with imprint M L 5 has been identified as Levothyroxine sodium 50 mcg (0.05 mg).

Levothyroxine is used in the treatment of hashimoto's disease, hypothyroidism, after thyroid removal, underactive thyroid, tsh suppression, thyroid suppression test and more. It belongs to the drug class thyroid drugs.

Levothyroxine is a replacement for a hormone normally produced by your thyroid gland to regulate the body's energy and metabolism. Levothyroxine is given when the thyroid does not produce enough of this hormone on its own.

Find patient medical information for levothyroxine oral including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings at WebMD.

Having hypothyroidism can make you feel exhausted and sluggish, and it can make it difficult to concentrate, among other things—even when you’re taking levothyroxine (a type of thyroid hormone replacement therapy and the most common treatment for hypothyroidism).

Check out 4 lifestyle tips that can help you live well with hypothyroidism at Endocrineweb.com.

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Monday, May 02 2016
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