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LETHYROX 50S 12.5MG TAB

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LETHYROX 50S 12.5MG TAB
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Medicine Information

What is Thyroxine Sodium for:

This medication is a thyroid hormone, prescribed for hypothyroidism, and thyroid cancer.

How does Thyroxine Sodium work:

Thyroxine works to fuel growth and the making of glucose, protein, and fat in the body.

How should Thyroxine Sodium be used:

Take this drug as directed by doctor.

Common side effects of Thyroxine Sodium :

Nervousness, excitability, tremor, muscle weakness, cramps, increased sweating, flushing, heat intolerance, headache, insomnia, rapid heart rate, palpitations, chest pain, excessive weight loss, menstrual irregularities, diarrhea and vomiting.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Thyroxine Sodium :

If you have an allergy to thyroxine or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have any of these health problems: Overactive thyroid gland, recent heart attack, or weak adrenal gland.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Chest pain or pressure or a fast heartbeat. Trouble breathing. A big weight gain or loss. Very nervous and excitable. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Thyroxine Sodium with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Thyroxine Sodium :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category A : Adequate and well-controlled human studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).

Therapeutic Classification

Thyroid Hormones

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