A patient recently diagnosed with hypothyroidism is prescribed Levothyroxine. The nurse should include which adverse reactions in the patient's discharge instructions?


•Levothyroxine can cause adverse reactions similar to the symptoms of hyperthyroidism. This includes angina, hypertension, palpitations, flushing, anxiety, headache, and insomnia. Hypotension is a drop in blood pressure and is not associated with the adverse effects of Levothyroxine.

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