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Eltroxin 100mcg Bottle Of 100 Tablets
Eltroxin 100mcg Bottle Of 100 Tablets
Eltroxin 100mcg Bottle Of 100 Tablets

Eltroxin 100mcg Bottle Of 100 Tablets

By GLAXOSMITHKLINE PHARMA
100 Tablet(s) in Bottle
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MRP 159.44
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Eltroxin 100 MCG Description

Eltroxin 100mcg tablet is used for the treatment of Hypothyroidism. It is a condition where the thyroid gland stops producing sufficient thyroid hormones. It is noticeable and characterized by lethar

y, feeling tired, weight gain, constipation, muscle pain, hair loss, increased sensitivity to cold, feeling low and irregular menstrual cycle. Eltroxin 100mcg tablet contains levothyroxine as its active component. It is a synthetic form of a naturally occurring hormone known as Thyroxine produced by the thyroid gland. This medicine should be used with care and caution in elder patients, patients with heart diseases and patients with disorders related to the adrenal gland. The dose and the duration should be strictly followed as recommended by the doctor. In case of any allergic reactions or any severe side effects contact your doctor as soon as possible. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting Eltroxin tablet.

Product Summary

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ContainsThyroxine(100.0 Mcg)
UsesHypothyroidism
Side effectsIncreased appetite, hair loss, weight variations, headache, vomiting
TherapyDRUGS FOR HYPOTHYROIDISM
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Uses of Eltroxin 100 MCG

Eltroxin 100mcg tablet is used for the treatment of Hypothyroidism (reduced levels of thyroid hormone).

Contraindications of Eltroxin 100 MCG

  • If you are allergic to Levothyroxine or any ingredients used in Eltroxin 100mcg tablet.
  • If you have any disorders that are related to the adrenal glands.
  • If you have a condition of Thyrotoxicosis (excess of thyroid hormone in the bloodstream).

Side effects of Eltroxin 100 MCG

  • Increased appetite
  • Hair loss
  • Weight variations
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Changes in the menstrual cycle
  • Fever
  • Sensitivity to heat
  • Pain
  • Cramps
  • Mood swings

Precautions and Warnings of Eltroxin 100 MCG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Eltroxin 100mcg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Eltroxin 100mcg tablet can be taken during pregnancy. A pregnant woman might require a higher dose of this particular medicine. If hypothyroidism is detected in between pregnancy, it is important to i...
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  • Low levels of thyroid hormone in the mother can lead to birth defects in the baby or can even cause miscarriage. Regular monitoring of TSH levels is recommended.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Eltroxin 100mcg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Eltroxin 100mcg tablet is safe to be used in a lactating women. Milk production in women with hypothyroidism sometimes gets affected due to low levels of thyroxine as thyroxine plays a crucial role in the production of milk and breast development.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Eltroxin 100mcg tablet?
A:
You can drive after consuming Eltroxin 100mcg tablet. It does not impair your driving abilities.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Eltroxin 100mcg tablet?
A:
Alcohol consumption may alter the effect of the medicine. Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Eltroxin 100mcg tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are an elderly patient (more than 50 years of age) and have existing heart disorders.
  • You have a hormone-related disorder called Panhypopituitarism.
  • You come across heart-related disorders such as high blood pressure, angina, heart failure, irregular heart rhythm, etc.
  • Care is required for patients with diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus and epilepsy or seizures.
  • Children may experience hair loss after initiation of the therapy with Eltroxin 100mcg tablet which is usually reversible.
  • Special care should be provided while giving Eltroxin 100mcg tablet to children with low birth weight and who are premature.

Mode of Action of Eltroxin 100 MCG

How Does It Work?

Thyroid hormone plays a crucial role in metabolism and much physiological activity such as digestion, brain development, heart and muscle function. In Hypothyroidism, your body is unable to produce su...
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Directions for Use of Eltroxin 100 MCG

  • Eltroxin 100mcg tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It should be taken on an empty stomach.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not stop consuming this medicine on your own.

Interactions of Eltroxin 100 MCG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can interfere with the action of Eltroxin 100mcg tablet or Eltroxin 100mcg tablet itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Always keep in touch with your doctor about all the medicines you are taking, that includes all prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medicines, dietary supplements as well as other treatment if you are...
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  • In particular, if you are taking certain medications like antipsychotic medicines, anti-epileptic medicines like Phenytoin, oral contraceptives. etc.
  • Dose adjustment of anti-diabetic medicines, blood thinners and medicines used for treating heart failure is required on the simultaneous use of Eltroxin 100mcg tablet. Inform your doctor if you are ta...
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  • Antacids, anti-ulcer medicines, iron preparations and other preparations used to reduce cholesterol levels such as Cholestyramine should be used with a minimum gap of 4-5 hours with Eltroxin 100mcg ta...
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Interactions with food items

Grapefruit juice, soybean flour, fibre-rich food, walnuts and cottonseed meal can lower the effect of this medication. Thus, it should not be consumed when taking Eltroxin 100mcg tablet.

Dosage of Eltroxin 100 MCG

Overdose

The symptoms of an overdose of Eltroxin 100mcg tablet include fever, chest pain, irregular heartbeats, headache, muscle cramps, anxiety, sweating, diarrhoea, sleeplessness, etc. If you think you have ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you can. If it is time for your next dose, skip the dose that has been missed and continue with your regular schedule. Do not co...
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Content Details

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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I am a diabetic patient. Can I take tab Eltroxin?

A: Yes, this medicine can be taken in a diabetic condition. It is mandatory to consult and inform your doctor about diabetes as there are chances that Eltroxin 100mcg tablet can affect the blood-glucose-lowering action of anti-diabetic medicines and dose adjustment may be required.

Q: Can I take Eltroxin 100 mcg tablet to lose weight?

A: No, this medicine is not a weight loss medication. This medicine should strictly be used if it is prescribed by a physician for thyroid-related disorders. Do not self-medicate or use it for any other ailments other than what it is prescribed for.

Q: Can Eltroxin 100mcg tablet and Esomoprazole be taken together?

A: No, Esomeprazole may affect the absorption of Eltroxin 100mcg tablet. Thus, it should never be taken at the same time. Maintain a gap of 4 hours between the consumption of Esomeprazole and Eltroxin 100mcg tablet.

Q: When should I take Eltroxin 100mcg tablet?

A: This medicine works best when taken empty stomach at least half an hour before tea or breakfast in the morning. However, it is advised to consult a doctor about the right time for taking this medicine.

Q: For how long do I need to take Eltroxin 100mcg tablet?

A: You have to take this medicine for as long as a doctor has advised you. Usually, it is prescribed for a long duration.

Q: What is the best time of day to take Eltroxin?

A: The best time to take Eltroxin 100 is in the morning, before your first meal or breakfast.

Q: Does Eltroxin have side effects?

A: Increased appetite, hair loss, weight variations, headache, vomiting are a few side effects of Eltroxin. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on their own. Also, everyone doesn't have to experience the same.
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Last Updated on: 06 Apr 2022 | 05:57 PM (IST)

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