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Euthyrox 75 mcg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Euthyrox Tablet

Euthyrox 75 mcg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypothyroidism.

Euthyrox Tablet side effects

Common
  • Anxiety
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Palpitations
  • Nervousness
  • Weight loss
  • Tremor

How to use Euthyrox Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Euthyrox 75 mcg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Euthyrox Tablet works

Euthyrox 75 mcg Tablet is a synthetic version of a hormone produced by the thyroid gland. It works by replacing the thyroid hormones that your thyroid gland cannot produce and relieves the symptoms of hypothyroidism (tiredness, weight gain, and depression).

Euthyrox Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE
Euthyrox 75 mcg Tablet is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Lactation
SAFE
Euthyrox 75 mcg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Euthyrox 75 mcg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Euthyrox 75 mcg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Euthyrox 75 mcg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Euthyrox Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Euthyrox 75 mcg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Euthyrox 75 mcg Tablet to replace the natural thyroid hormone that your own thyroid gland can no longer make.
  • It is best to take it on an empty stomach (ideally, first thing in the morning). No food, milk, or tea should be taken 1 hour before and 2 hours after taking this medicine.
  • It may take 6 to 8 weeks to get the full effect.
  • For most people, Euthyrox 75 mcg Tablet is a lifelong medication. Do not discontinue it without first discussing with your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you have diarrhoea, nervousness, irritability, feeling of a heartbeat, sleep disturbances, shaking hands, or chest pain. Your doctor may adjust your dose.
  • Leave a gap of at least 4 hours before taking any antacids, calcium or iron supplements, and multivitamins, as these may interfere with the effect of the medicine.
  • Get your hormone levels checked regularly and inform your doctor if you notice a significant change in your body weight. The dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Inform your doctor before changing the brand of Euthyrox 75 mcg Tablet as all brands may not have the same effect.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Euthyrox

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Hi you have high triglyceridesChange in lifestyle can reduce triglycerides Cut simple sugars out of your diet. Reduce or eliminate your intake of vegetable fats and highly processed trans fatty acids. Do Exercise. Avoid junk and oily food Eat more fiber.TSH is slightly high suggesting hypothyroidismConsult your doctor for thyroid medication
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Dear sir as your TSH is beyond normal limit it means you might be suffering from Hypothyroidism. Please repeat the thyroid profile and consult an endocrinologist
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FAQs

Q. Can I take Euthyrox with calcium?

No. Euthyrox should not be taken with calcium. The absorption of Euthyrox is decreased when taken with calcium. You should take them with a gap of 4 hours between them.

Q. Can Euthyrox be used in the treatment of depression?

No. Euthyrox is not approved for use in depression. But some of the research studies have shown that adding Euthyrox to the antidepressant medication therapy has increased the effectiveness of antidepressant therapy in the patients.

Q. Should I take Euthyrox in morning or evening?

It is preferred to take Euthyrox in morning on empty stomach. Research has shown that even if it is given in the evening, it shows the same effects as compared to morning. It is not practised because of ensuring an empty stomach by the patient.

Q. Is it safe to take Euthyrox if I have a cardiac disease?

Yes. Euthyrox can be used but at a lower dose or given on an alternate day. There are high chances of side effects in a person with the cardiac disease like an increase in heart rate, cardiac wall thickness, and cardiac contractility and it may precipitate angina or irregular heart rhythms. Inform your doctor if you have heart disease. You may adjust the dose.

Q. Can I take antacids with Euthyrox?

No. Euthyrox should not be taken with an antacid. The absorption of Euthyrox is decreased when taken together. You should take them with a gap of 4 hours between them.

Q. When should I get thyroid function test after starting Euthyrox?

Thyroid function test should be measured three months after starting treatment or change in dose.

Q. What are the serious side effects of Euthyrox?

The serious side effects of Euthyrox are usually due to excessive doses, so symptoms are similar to hyperthyroidism. It may cause diarrhoea, vomiting, weight loss with increased appetite, palpitations, angina, insomnia and restlessness. Inform your doctor if you have these symptoms.

Q. What is Euthyrox poisoning?

Euthyrox poisoning occur if an excessive dose is taken. It present as a headache, hyperactivity, nervousness, anxiety, irritability, heat intolerance, fever, excessive sweating, palpitations, tachycardia, arrhythmias, increased pulse and blood pressure. Inform your doctor as soon as possible.

Q. Can I take Euthyrox with tea/coffee/food?

It is best to take Euthyrox on an empty stomach (ideally, first thing in the morning). No tea/coffee, food or milk should be taken 1 hour before and 2 hours after taking this medicine as it affects its absorption.

Q. Can I take vitamins with Euthyrox and what would be its effects?

Yes. Vitamins can be added to your diet and can be taken with Euthyrox, but you should not take vitamin supplement within four hours of taking your thyroid medication.

Q. Can I take Euthyrox during pregnancy?

Thyroid hormone is naturally present in the body and is therefore safe to take in pregnancy. In fact, it is very important that pregnant women or those planning to become pregnant have normal thyroid hormone levels to provide a suitable environment for the baby. If you are already taking thyroid hormone, your dose may be increased by your doctor. Hence, you may have to get your thyroid hormone and TSH levels measured once you know that you are pregnant. You should discuss the timing of thyroid blood tests with your doctor, but often thyroid tests are done every three months.

Q. Does Euthyrox interact with any other medications?

Euthyrox can interact with several medicines. Do not take any medicine without talking to your doctor.
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