Eltroxin 25mcg Tablet

  • Manufacturer : Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
  • Composition : Thyroxine/Levothyroxine 25mcg
  • Generally Prescribed For : Thyroid Hormone Replacement, Hypothyroidism, Myxedema Coma
  • Estimated Price : 78.20 For 60 Tablets Bottle

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Uses of Eltroxin 25mcg Tablet

Eltroxin 25mcg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Thyroid Hormone Replacement, Hypothyroidism, Myxedema Coma

Side effects of Eltroxin 25mcg Tablet

The most common side effects of Eltroxin 25mcg Tablet are - Insomnia, Tremor, Headache, Fever, Fatigue, Anxiety, Emotional Lability, Hypertension, Weight Loss, Increased Appetite, Allergic Skin Reactions, Diaphoresis, Hair Loss

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Eltroxin 25mcg Tablet

Do not use Eltroxin 25mcg Tablet if you are allergic to - Thyroxine/Levothyroxine

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Eltroxin 25mcg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Eltroxin 25mcg Tablet works

Eltroxin 25mcg Tablet contains - Thyroxine/Levothyroxine

Thyroxine is the main hormone secreted into the bloodstream by the thyroid gland. It plays vital roles in digestion, heart and muscle function, brain development and maintenance of bones.

Dosage of Eltroxin 25mcg Tablet

The dosage of Eltroxin 25mcg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Eltroxin 25mcg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Eltroxin 25mcg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Thyronorm 25mcg Tablet
Abbott
160.00
120 tablets / 1 bottle Tablets Strip
Uthyrox 25mcg Tablet
Merck Ltd.
133.28
100 Tablets Bottle Tablets Strip
Thyroup 25 Tablet
Lupin Ltd.
133.19
100 Tablets Bottle Tablets Strip
Thyronorm 50mcg Tablet
Abbott
123.64
120 tablets / 1 bottle Tablets Strip
Thyronorm 100mcg Tablet
Abbott
150.09
120 tablets / 1 bottle Tablets Strip
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Interaction

Drug :- Amiodarone, iodide (including iodine-containing radiographic contrast agents), lithium: May reduce thyroid hormone secretion.

Carbamazepine, hydantoins, phenobarbital, rifampin: May increase hepatic metabolism, resulting in hypothyroidism.

Estrogens: May decrease thyroid levels.

Food :- Cottonseed meal, dietary fiber, soybean flour, walnuts: May decrease absorption of drug.

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