Eltroxin 75mcg Bottle Of 60 Tablets
Eltroxin 75mcg Bottle Of 60 Tablets
Eltroxin 75mcg Bottle Of 60 Tablets

Eltroxin 75mcg Bottle Of 60 Tablets

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60 Tablet(s) in Bottle
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Thyroxine(75.0 Mcg)
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Therapeutic classification
DRUGS FOR HYPOTHYROIDISM

Medical Description

Eltroxin Tablet is used for the treatment of Hypothyroidism. It contains Levothyroxine as its active component. It is a synthetic form of a naturally occurring hormone known as Thyroxine produced by t...
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uses

Uses of Eltroxin 75 MCG

For the treatment of Hypothyroidism (reduced levels of thyroid hormone).
contraindications

Contraindications of Eltroxin 75 MCG

  • If you are allergic to Levothyroxine or any ingredients used in Eltroxin 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).
sideEffects

Side effects of Eltroxin 75 MCG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Eltroxin 75 MCG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Eltroxin Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Eltroxin 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 immediat...
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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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Eltroxin Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Eltroxin 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

Driving

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

Alcohol

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

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 Tablet which is usually reversible.
  • Special care should be provided while giving Eltroxin Tablet to children with low birth weight and who are premature.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Eltroxin 75 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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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Eltroxin 75 MCG

  • Take Eltroxin Tablet on an empty stomach.
  • Consume this medicine as a whole with an adequate amount of water.
  • Do not stop consuming this medicine on your own.
interactions

Interactions of Eltroxin 75 MCG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can interfere with the action of Eltroxin Tablet or Eltroxin 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 Tablet. Inform your doctor if you are taking an...
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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 Tablet.

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 Tablet.
dosage

Dosage of Eltroxin 75 MCG

Overdose

The symptoms of an overdose of Eltroxin Tablet include fever, chest pain, irregular heartbeats, headache, muscle cramps, anxiety, sweating, diarrhoea, sleeplessness, etc. If you think you have consume...
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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

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

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 Tablet can affect the blood-glucose-lowering action of anti-diabetic medicines and dose adjustment may be required.

Q: Can I take Eltroxin 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 Tablet and Esomoprazole be taken together?

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

Q: Can I take Eltroxin Tablet after breakfast?

A: Eltroxin Tablet should preferably be taken one hour before your first meal or breakfast.

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ContainsThyroxine(75.0 Mcg)
UsesHypothyroidism
Side effectsIncreased appetite, hair loss, weight variations, headache, vomiting
Last Updated on: 29 Apr 2021 | 05:30 PM (IST)
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