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Thyrox 125 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Thyrox Tablet

Thyrox Tablet side effects

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

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

How Thyrox Tablet works

Thyrox 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).

Thyrox Tablet related warnings

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

What if you miss a dose of Thyrox Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Thyrox 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Thyrox 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, Thyrox 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 Thyrox 125 Tablet as all brands may not have the same effect.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Thyrox

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Hypothyroidism, Presently on Thyrox-50 for the last one year, Present Test report TSH-18, Suffering for the last 10 yrs but was controlled on Thyrox-75 up to last year. Can cure by homeopathy?
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Please consult with your nearest doctor because your case require detail case taking.
i have hypothyroidism, i am taking 25 MCG thyrox tablet daily, i have get TSH done 2 days back which is 3.55 means normal, even than i feel symptoms of hypothyroidism as lethargy, rough skin, easily pluckable hairs, hot soles and palms, now what should i do
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Get vit d and vitamin B12 levels done
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User Feedback


FAQs

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

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

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References
  1. Brent GA, Koenig RJ. Thyroid and Anti-Thyroid Drugs. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 1142-43.
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Atlanta Arcade, Marol Church Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400059, INDIA.
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