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?