Nationwide surveillance of circulatory collapse associated with levothyroxine administration in very-low-birthweight infants in Japan

Pediatrics International, 04/26/2012

Levothyroxine sodium (LT4) is widely used for infants, including very–low–birth–weight (VLBW) infants, and no major complications have been reported. However, these study revealed that more than a few cases of LCC were associated with the administration of LT4 in VLBW infants.

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