A 36 year old female visits the pharmacist to request a medication for weight loss. She has a history of hypothyroidism and is currently prescribed levothyroxine for this condition.
In a 1-2 page APA style paper include the following information:
- Define hypothyroidism, symptoms involved, and how it is diagnosed.
- Explain what classification of drug levothyroxine falls under, normal adult dosage, and how it is prescribed.
- What questions might the pharmacist ask this patient in order prevent possible medication errors and/or contraindications?