Euthyrox Levothyroxine Sodium 100 Mcg 100 tablets contains Levothyroxine Sodium which is a replacement for a hormone normally produced by thyroid gland to regulate the body’s energy and metabolism. Levothyroxine is given when the thyroid does not produce enough of this hormone on its own.
Levothyroxine treats hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone), hashimoto’s disease, after thyroid removal, tsh suppression, myxedema coma. Levothyroxine is also used to treat or prevent goiter (enlarged thyroid gland), which can be caused by hormone imbalances, radiation treatment, surgery, or cancer.
Indications: Levothyroxine hormonal therapy
Side effects: Levothyroxine is usually well tolerated. Side effects associated with levothyroxine (the active ingredient contained in the product) therapy typically resulted from therapeutic overdosage and included the signs and symptoms of hyperthyroidism. Weight loss, increased appetite, insomnia, anxiety, heat intolerance, diarrhea or increase in bowel frequency, palpitations, hypertension, tachycardia, angina, and menstrual irregularities may be reported. Given the long half-life of levothyroxine, such effects may not be present for several weeks after therapy initiation or dosage increases.
Contraindications: you should not use Levothyroxine Sodium 100 Mcg or consult with your doctor if you:
Use and dosage: the initial dose is 50 mcg orally once a day. The dosage may be increased in 25 to 50 mcg increments every 2 to 4 weeks. The typical maintenance dose is 100 to 200 mcg orally once a day. For more information please refer to the manufacturer leaflet or consult your doctor.
Package Contents: 100 tablets of Levothyroxine Sodium 100 mcg in each tablet
Active ingredient: Levothyroxine Sodium 100 mcg in each tablet
Storage: store at room temperature away from moisture and heat