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food interaction for PREGNISTAR

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Avoid Pregnistar tablet with acidic food and beverages such as sugar, certain dairy products, fish, processed foods, fresh meats and processed meats,sodas and other sweetened beverages.
UNSAFE
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnistar tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR PREGNISTAR

Levothyroxine(25mcg)

Uses

Levothyroxine is used in the treatment of hypothyroidism and myxedema coma.

How it works

Levothyroxine is similar in structure to the hormone naturally produced by the thyroid gland. It provides more thyroid hormones and relieves the symptoms of tiredness, weight gain, and depression.

Common side effects

Enlarged thyroid gland, Increased heart rate, Goiter, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Altered heart rate, Abdominal pain, Fever, Diarrhoea, Irregular menstrual cycle, Increased blood pressure, Chest pain, Nervousness, Tremor
Nicotinamide(25mg)

Uses

Nicotinamide is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies

How it works

Nicotinamide provides essential nutrients.

Common side effects

Rash, Abnormal liver function tests, Allergic sensitization, Blurred vision, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Gastrointestinal discomfort, Vomiting, Nausea, Headache, Liver toxicity, Increased glucose level in blood
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)(1mg)

Uses

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies

How it works

Vitamin b6 (pyridoxine) provides essential nutrients.

Common side effects

Burning sensation, Tightness sensation, Headache, Nausea, Sleepiness, Stomach upset, Pricking sensation, Tingling sensation

SUBSTITUTES FOR PREGNISTAR

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR PREGNISTAR

  • Levothyroxine must be taken on an empty stomach. No food, milk, or tea should be taken 1 hour before and 2 hours after taking this medicine.
  • You may have to wait for 6 to 8 weeks to get the full effect.
  • Your doctor may ask you to continue it lifelong. You must not stop taking it or change the dose, without speaking to your doctor first.
  • Dose adjustments are usually needed when starting the medicine and when your health changes.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have heart disease. You may require a lesser dose of the medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you get diarrhoea, nervousness, rapid pulse, insomnia, tremors, or chest pain could indicate severe toxicity and should prompt immediate medical attention. Your doctor may adjust the dose.

Frequently asked questions FOR PREGNISTAR

Levothyroxine

Q. Is levothyroxine sodium gluten free?
Yes, levothyroxine sodium is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Q. Is levothyroxine sodium same as levothyroxine?
Yes, they both are synthetic form of thyroxine hormone
Q. Is levothyroxine sodium the same as Synthroid?
Yes, Synthroid is trade name of the active medicine levothyroxine sodium
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Q. Is levothyroxine sodium a steroid or addictive?
Levothyroxine is neither a steroid nor addictive in nature; it is a synthetic form of thyroxine hormone
Q. Is levothyroxine sodium safe?
Levothyroxine sodium is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is levothyroxine sodium t3 or t4?
Levothyroxine is a synthetic version of the thyroid gland hormone-Thyroxine (T4)
Q. What is levothyroxine sodium used to treat?
Levothyroxine sodium is used to treat hypothyroidism, a condition where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone.

Nicotinamide

Q. Is nicotinamide safe?
Nicotinamide is safe if used as recommended. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor
Q. Does nicotinamide contain nicotine?
No. Nicotinamide in no way contain nicotine. Nicotinamide is amide form of nicotinic acid and used to treat skin diseases like acne and pellagra
Q. Is nicotinamide good for acne?
Yes. Nicotinamide when taken along with zinc and folic acid is a good treatment of acne
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Q. Is nicotinamide the same as niacin?
No. Nicotinamide is an amide form of nicotinic acid
Q. Is nicotinamide available over the counter?
Yes. Nicotinamide is available over the counter. However, please consult your doctor regarding its use
Q. Does nicotinamide cause flushing?
In case of overdose, nicotinamide may cause flushing or rash. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding the dosage and duration.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)