Children should take the tablet with water on an empty stomach. The tablet can be crushed and mixed with a small amount of formula or water when given to a small child or infant. Do not mix the crushed tablet with an entire bottle of formula. Older children usually take the medicine an hour before or two hours after breakfast.
There are some foods that might not allow all of the medicine to be absorbed. Please let your doctor know if your child is taking a soy formula or has a diet high in soy products.
Antacids, iron and calcium supplements should be taken four hours before or after the thyroid medication.
Do not change brands of thyroid medication without talking to your child's healthcare provider. If the health insurance company or pharmacist wants to change brands, please tell your child's endocrine healthcare provider.
Do not use medicine after the expiration date on the bottle / package. Keep this medication out of the reach of children.