Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's is a synthetic thyroid hormone that works by replacing the thyroid hormone in the body when the natural production of thyroid hormones is not sufficient to meet the needs of the body. Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's is primarily taken for treatment of hypothyroidism or low secretion of thyroid hormone. It comprises thyroxine which is a synthetic thyroid hormone that is chemically similar to thyroxine produced by our thyroid gland. Thyroxine helps to replace missing thyroid hormone and/or to relieve stress on the thyroid gland.
Hypothyroidism is a chronic condition in which our thyroid gland (located below the throat in the neck) is not able to produce enough thyroid hormone. Thyroid hormones are composed of tri-iodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) which controls the body's metabolism. In the condition of underactive thyroid body’s metabolism slows down and the person feels less energetic. Other symptoms include easy fatiguability, constipation, weight gain, feeling cold even in warm weathers, dry skin or too much or too fewer menses (in women) or even low mood. Treatment of hypothyroid is essential to restore the normal body metabolism (basal metabolic rate).
If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, your doctor will advise you to undertake a blood test called 'thyroid function test' which checks three hormones related to thyroid - TSH, T3, T4. High TSH and low T3/T4 indicates that your thyroid gland is not functioning normally. The dose of Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's is adjusted by your doctor on the basis of your body weight and thyroid function test report. It may take some weeks for the medicine to fully show its effects. Regular monitoring of thyroid function is advised to ensure that you receive the optimum dose of Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's.
Take Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's as prescribed by your doctor. Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's usually does not have major side effects when taken regularly in the prescribed dosage but, overdosage may cause headache, nervousness, sleeplessness, irritability, diarrhoea, muscle spasm, weight loss, feeling hot even in cool environments, menstrual irregularities (in women), and skin rash. If you missed a dose do not take a double dose as it may produce serious side effects.
Your doctor may prescribe calcium or vitamin D supplements alongside Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's for your bone health. Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's should not be used for the purpose of weight loss alone. People affected with diabetes taking Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's may have altered blood glucose control that may result in increased antidiabetic agents or insulin requirements. Hence, it is recommended that people with diabetes should contact a doctor and carefully monitor their glucose level after starting, changing, or discontinuing thyroid hormone therapy.
Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid)
Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's controls an underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism) and minimizes symptoms of low thyroid hormones like unknown weight gain, fatigue, sensitivity to the cold and many more. Thus, it helps in replacing the body's own natural thyroid hormone essential for maintaining both mental and physical health. However, Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's should not be used for the treatment of weight loss or obesity.
Foods like soybean flour, cottonseed meal, cabbage, cauliflower, walnuts, dietary fibre, calcium, and calcium-fortified juices may affect the working of Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's. Hence, avoid the intake of these foods within several hours of dosing if possible. Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's should not be administered to patients with acute myocardial infarction and high blood pressure patients. Close clinical monitoring of heart function is recommended before taking Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's. Long term use of Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's may affect your bone health leading to osteoporosis increasing the risk of bone fractures. Hence, your doctor may prescribe calcium or vitamin D supplements alongside Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's for your bone health. Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's should not be used for the purpose of weight loss alone. People affected with diabetes taking Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's may have altered blood glucose control that may result in increased antidiabetic agents or insulin requirements. Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's should is not recommended for the treatment of thyroid cancer and weight reduction.
Drug-Drug Interactions: Medicines like appetite suppressant (phentermine), acidity medicine (esomeprazole), anti-diabetic drug (metformin), calcium/vitamin D, and neuro-related medicine (amphetamine/dextroamphetamine), interact with Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's. So, if you are taking these medicines make sure you contact your doctor before taking Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's.
Drug-Food Interactions: If you are taking any homoeopathic, ayurvedic, Unani or any OTC items let your doctor know about this. These medicines may interact with Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's and affect its working. Besides this, absorption of Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's may be decreased by foods like soybean flour, cottonseed meal, walnuts, dietary fibre, calcium, and calcium-fortified juices. So, try to avoid these foods if possible.
Drug-Disease Interactions: Thyroid hormones increase the workload of the heart and oxygen consumption of the body. Hence, a Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's should be taken with caution in the heart patients (cardiovascular disorders) like high blood pressure, chest pain (angina), and coronary artery disease. You should have regular monitoring of heart function. If chest pain occurs frequently contact the doctor so that doctor may reduce the dosage.
You are recommended not to consume alcohol along with Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's to avoid unpleasant side effects.
Only consume Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's, if you are prescribed by a doctor. However, the need for Thyroxine may increase during pregnancy due to increased blood levels of oestrogen (female sex hormone) hence, monitoring of thyroid function should be done regularly both during and after pregnancy. In this case, the thyroid hormone dose can be adjusted by your doctor.
Even during high-dose thyroxine therapy, the amount of Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's passing into the breast milk during lactation is very low and therefore harmless. However, if you have any doubt consult a doctor.
Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's does not interfere with your ability to drive.
Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's does not have any reported interaction hence, in case you experience any difficulty discuss with your doctor.
Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's can be taken in the prescribed dose as it does not affects the kidney. However patient with adrenal gland complication or problem should consult a doctor before its intake.
Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's can be given to the children (new-borns and infants) with inborn thyroid hormone deficiency. To achieve normal mental and physical development, the initial recommended dosage is 10-15 mcg per kg/day for the first 3 months. After that doctor would adjust the dose individually according to the thyroid hormone level and TSH values measured in blood.
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Hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid, is a chronic condition when the thyroid gland does not make enough thyroid hormones to meet your body’s needs. When there is a low level of thyroid hormones, our body’s functions and metabolism slow down. Symptoms of hypothyroidism include tiredness, increased sensitivity to cold, constipation, dry skin, unexplained weight gain, puffy face, hoarseness of voice, and muscle weakness. There may be a loss of Calcium and Vitamin D in some cases of hypothyroidism.
Thyrox-150 Tablet 100's
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