**Thyforon previously Forthyron**
Thyforon is used to treat hypothyroidism in dogs. Levothyroxine sodium is a synthetic product chemically identical to the naturally occurring hormone “T4”. It is used to replace a deficient endogenous hormone, for the long term treatment of hypothyroidism in dogs. Thyroid supplementation increases basal cellular metabolism and oxygen consumption thereby affecting the function of virtually all organ systems.
Qualitative and quantitative composition:
- Thyforon flavoured 800 microgram tablet contains 800 microgram levothyroxine sodium per tablet equivalent to 778 microgram levothyroxine.
- Thyforon flavoured 400 microgram tablet contains 400 microgram levothyroxine sodium per tablet equivalent to 389 microgram levothyroxine.
- Thyforon flavoured 200 microgram tablet contains 200 microgram levothyroxine sodium per tablet equivalent to 194 microgram levothyroxine.
Legal Category: POM-V
To find details on all veterinary medicinal products currently authorised in the UK, please see the VMD's Product Information Database.
IMPORTANT LEGAL INFORMATION: this is a Veterinary Prescription Only Medicine (POM-V), which can only be prescribed by a veterinary surgeon, but may be dispensed by another veterinary surgeon or pharmacist.
You can download a Vetscriptions Prescription form here.