Sunthyroid 50mcg Tablet

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Composition for Sunthyroid 50mcg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Sunthyroid Tablet

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Uses of Sunthyroid Tablet

Sunthyroid 50mcg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypothyroidism.
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Side effects of Sunthyroid Tablet

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

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How to use Sunthyroid 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 Sunthyroid 50mcg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Sunthyroid Tablet works

Sunthyroid 50mcg 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).

In Depth Information on Sunthyroid Tablet

Expert advice for Sunthyroid Tablet

  • Sunthyroid 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 feel feverish, have diarrhoea, nervousness, irritability, feeling of heartbeat, sleep disturbances, shaking hands, or chest pain. These could indicate severe toxicity and require prompt immediate medical attention. Your doctor may adjust the dose.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Sunthyroid 50mcg Tablet
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Alcohol
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It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Sunthyroid 50mcg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
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Sunthyroid 50mcg Tablet is safe to use during pregnancy.

Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
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Lactation
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Sunthyroid 50mcg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Hu
man 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.
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Driving
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Sunthyroid 50mcg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Sunthyr
oid 50mcg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Sunthyr
oid 50mcg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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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 Sunthyroid 50mcg 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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