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Euthyrox 50 Mcg 100 Tablets

SAR 22.25
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SKU :
1004-ME041

Treatment for Hypothyrodism

A recent prescription is required to dispense the medication

Product Description:

  • Levothyroxine is a thyroid hormone drug that replaces deficiencies in thyroid hormone available in your body.

Uses:


Treats,

  • Hypothyroidism
  • Tumors that are responsive to TSH

Precautions and warnings:

  • consult your doctor or pharmacist if you develop allergic reactions such as shortness of breath, skin rash, swelling of the face or neck, decreased blood pressure and dizziness
  • consult your doctor if you notice any symptoms of heart problems such as: shortness of breath, fatigue upon exertion, chest pain, peripheral swelling, fast or slow heart rate.
  • Make sure to tell your doctor about any heart disease that you have.
  • consult your doctor about any adrenal problems that you have before starting this medication.
  • This medication may affect your blood glucose levels if you have diabetes (high blood glucose levels in the blood). Dose adjustment of your diabetes medications and careful regular
  • monitoring of your blood glucose levels are required.  
  • This medication may harm your bone density if you are taking a higher dose than needed.

Side effects:

  • increased blood pressure and heart rate
  • ,shortness of breath
  •  fatigue upon exertion
  •  chest pain
  •  peripheral swelling,
  •  Palpitations
  •  convulsions,
  •  fatigue, 
  • weight loss,
  •  loss of appetite,
  •  heat intolerance, 
  • fever,
  •  sweating,
  • headache,
  • anxiety,
  • nervousness,
  • muscle weakness, 
  • tremors, 
  • difficulty breathing,
  •  diarrhea, 
  • abdominal pain
  • vomiting,
  • increase in liver enzymes,
  • hair loss and rash,
  • impaired fertility 

menstrual irregularities. 
 
Ingredients:

Levothyroxine

Concentration:

50mcg

Pharmacological classification:

Endocrine System drugs

Number of Tablets:

100 tablet

How to Use:


Adults,

 

  • The general recommended initial dose is 1.6mcg/kg/day.
  • The dose is adjusted in increments of 12.5-25 mcg every 4-6 weeks until normal thyroid hormone levels are reached.
  • Period monitoring every 6-12 months will be required afterwards.
  • Initial dose is not fixed and may change depending on the indication and its severity.
  • Pregnant women may also require higher doses depending on thyroid hormone levels.
     

Children,

 

  • Dosing is weight based.
  • Take your dose as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Close monitoring of thyroid hormone levels are required every 2-4 weeks until normal levels are reached and every 3-12 months thereafter until growth is completed.  
  • Take tablet as one daily dose
  • Take on an empty stomach, one-half to one hour before breakfast.
  • Take tablet at least 4 hours before or after calcium or iron containing supplements and antacids.    
  • Take tablet with a full glass of water.
  • Take at the same time every day.

Storage Conditions:

  • Store at 15 to 30°C 
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets
  • Do not use beyond the expiry date mentioned on the box 
  • Keep medication in its original pack to protect it from moisture 
  • Do not use damaged pills 
  • Do not dispose pills in the wastewater or household waste
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