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Thyrofit 125 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Thyrofit Tablet

Thyrofit Tablet side effects

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

How to use Thyrofit 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. Thyrofit 125 Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Thyrofit Tablet works

Thyrofit 125 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).

Thyrofit Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE
Thyrofit 125 Tablet is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Lactation
SAFE
Thyrofit 125 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
Thyrofit 125 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Thyrofit 125 Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Thyrofit 125 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Thyrofit Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Thyrofit 125 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

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Thyrofit 125 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, Thyrofit 125 Tablet is a lifelong medication. Do not discontinue it without discussing with your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you have diarrhea, nervousness, irritability, 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 Thyrofit 125 Tablet as all brands may not have the same effect.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Thyrofit

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I am suffering from obsessive compulsive disorder. I take 5mg escitalopram twice & olanzapine 2.5mg at night. clonozapam 2.5 mg twice & SOS. I have also hypothyroidism & take 125 MCG thyrofit tablet. but due to side affects like constipation, low appetite, trembling in hand & fatigue. I want to modify some medicine. please tell me which other medicine is best suited
Dr. Ambrish Dharmadhikari
Mental Wellness
With this low dosage of medication, side effects are high. We need to change medications but could be done only after examination. Please see nearest psychiatrist. I am Mumbai based. If you visit to Mumbai in near by future, meet me up.
I am suffering from hypothyroidism and taking 125 mcg tablet of thyroxine daily. Can any treatment in Ayurved.
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Hi kindly share your reports
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FAQs

Q. Can I take Thyrofit 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 Thyrofit interact with any other medications?

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

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References
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