|Generic Name||Thyroxine sodium|
|Manufacturer||Abbott Pharmaceticals, India|
|Pack Size||Qty||Price Per Pill or Unit||Price||Cart|
|120 Tablet/s||US$ 0.13||US$ 15.00|
|240 Tablet/s||US$ 0.11||US$ 27.0010%US$ 30.00|
|360 Tablet/s||US$ 0.11||US$ 39.0013%US$ 45.00|
Thyronorm 50 mcg is a replacement for thyroxine hormone that your thyroid gland cannot produce and prevent symptoms of hypothyroidism. Thyroxine is a hormone produced naturally in the body by the thyroid gland. The hormone controls how much energy your body uses. The role of Thyronorm 50 mcg comes when the thyroid gland does not produce enough Thyroxine which hampers many of the body’s functions. Lack of Thyroxine may lead to hypothyroidism; the most common symptoms of hypothyroidism are weight gain, tiredness, and depression. The medicine comprises of Thyroxine, which replaces the naturally produced hormone and prevents the symptoms of hypothyroidism. It is best to use this medicine under the supervision of a doctor. Before you begin the treatment, your doctor will perform a blood test to determine how much levothyroxine your body requires.
Thyroxine may cause weight loss, therefore keep a close eye on your weight and let your doctor know if you lose a significant amount of weight. If you get pregnant while receiving Thyronorm 50 mcg, inform your doctor straight away about your pregnancy status. Discuss with your doctor if you are taking any other medications.
Talk to your doctor, before using Thyronorm 50 mcg, if you have a history of the active underactive thyroid gland for a long time. Inform your doctor if you have heart problems like coronary artery disease or high blood pressure. If you are suffering from diabetes mellitus, then your doctor may change the dose of your anti-diabetic medication as Thyronorm can increase blood sugar levels. Certain drugs may affect the way that Thyroxine works and some of them are sertraline, cimetidine, antacids, sucralfate, proton pump inhibitors, imatinib, rifampicin, amiodarone, beta-blockers etc.
The side effects associated with the use of Thyronorm 50 mcg usually occurs by taking a bigger dose than you need. Commonly reported side effects to include anxiety, vomiting, weight loss, nervousness, irregular heartbeat, diarrhoea, or restlessness. Most of these adverse effects will disappear once you are regular with your dose of Thyronorm. Some patients receiving Thyroxine may suffer a severe reaction to high levels of thyroid hormone. Seek immediate medical attention if you develop an extremely high temperature, low blood pressure, fits, confusion, yellowness in eye/skin, fast or irregular heartbeat. Thyroxine may cause weight loss.
Before you begin using Thyronorm 50 mcg, your doctor will do regular blood tests to determine how well it is working. Your doctor may ask you to take the drug on an empty stomach before the first meal of the day. You may be advised to take medicine daily to get the most of it. It may take several weeks do not see improvement in your symptoms of hypothyroidism. Your doctor may ask you to take Thyronorm for the rest of your life. If you stop the treatment, your symptoms may return. Therefore, it is important to continue treatment until the time your doctor asks you to take.