It is one of the three most prescribed medications in the territory. The Levothyrox is taken by three million patients, some of whom describe “a hell” for several months. Dizziness, memory loss, cramps … The side effects of treatment would have become unbearable for many of them.
“We are facing a major crisis,” said Chantal L’Hoir, founder of the French Association of Thyroid Patients (AFMT), Wednesday, August 23 on Franceinfo, while nearly 76,000 people signed a petition for alert on the effects of the new treatment.
Many people complain about the new levothyrox formula .
Bring answers to the many patients complaining about the side effects of the new Levothyrox formula. This is the goal of the National Agency of Health and Medicine (ANSM) which launched this Wednesday a toll free number *.
National Agency for Health and Medicine (ANSM) gives advice
In a statement in March, the ANSM, which had sent a missive to health professionals, recalled that the active substance of Levothyrox remained “identical”.