Expect IV Doses of Levothyroxine to be 50% of Oral Doses

Dangerous errors often happen when a patient's meds are switched from oral to IV...since doses, schedules, and uses can be very different.

Consider yourself a second set of eyes to spot mishaps with oral to IV route changes.

Dose reductions. IV doses of certain meds are much lower than oral doses...if the oral forms aren't well absorbed through the GI tract.

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