Roxin 0.1mcg Tablet

Zydus Cadila

Composition for Roxin 0.1mcg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Hypothyroidism, Myxedema coma (Disease caused by lack of thyroid hormone in which areas of the skin are swollen)
100 tablets in 1 bottle

Medicine Overview of Roxin Tablet


Uses of Roxin Tablet

Roxin 0.1mcg Tablet is used in the treatment of Hypothyroidism and myxedema coma.

Side effects of Roxin Tablet


Anxiety, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Palpitations, Nervousness, Weight loss, Tremor.


How to use Roxin 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. It is better to take Roxin 0.1mcg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Roxin Tablet works

Roxin 0.1mcg tablet is similar in structure to the hormone naturally 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).

In Depth Information on Roxin Tablet

Expert advice for Roxin Tablet

  • Roxin 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.
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Special precautions for Roxin 0.1mcg Tablet
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Roxin 0.1mcg Tablet.
Roxin 0.1mcg Tablet is safe to use during pregnancy.

Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Roxin 0.1mcg 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.
It is not known whether Roxin 0.1mcg Tablet alters the abili
ty to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
There is limited information available on the use of Roxin 0
.1mcg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Imalek 400mg Tablet, Cordarone 150mg Injection 3ml, Evafem 2mg Tablet, Chemotinib 400mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Levothyroxine, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Roxin 0.1mcg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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
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.

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