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Eltroxin 88mcg Tablet
Eltroxin 88mcg Tablet

Eltroxin 88mcg Tablet

By GLAXOSMITHKLINE PHARMA
60 Tablet(s) in Bottle
84.75*
MRP 99.70
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Eltroxin 88 MCG Description

Eltroxin 88mcg tablet is used to control hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid gland stops producing sufficient thyroid hormones. Eltroxin 88mcg tablet contains levothyroxin

e as the active component. Levothyroxine is a synthetic form of the thyroid hormone thyroxine produced naturally by the thyroid gland. Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration recommended by your doctor. Do not take more than the prescribed dose. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Before taking Eltroxin 88mcg tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, breastfeeding and about your complete medical history.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹84.75
You Save₹14.95 (15% on MRP)
ContainsThyroxine(88.0 Mcg)
UsesHypothyroidism
Side effectsHeadache, diarrhoea, vomiting, rashes
TherapyDRUGS FOR HYPOTHYROIDISM
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uses

Uses of Eltroxin 88 MCG

Eltroxin 88mcg tablet is used to control hypothyroidism (reduced levels of thyroid hormone).
contraindications

Contraindications of Eltroxin 88 MCG

  • If you are allergic to levothyroxine or any other ingredient of Eltroxin 88mcg tablet.
  • If you have any disorders that are related to the adrenal glands.
  • If you have an overactive thyroid gland that produces too much thyroid hormone (thyrotoxicosis).
sideEffects

Side effects of Eltroxin 88 MCG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Rashes
  • Tiredness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Eltroxin 88 MCG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Eltroxin 88mcg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Eltroxin 88mcg tablet in pregnancy. This medicine should only be used in pregnant women if recommended by the doctor after assessing the need and the risk.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Eltroxin 88mcg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Eltroxin 88mcg tablet may pass into human breast milk. This medicine should only be taken by breastfeeding women if recommended by the doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Eltroxin 88mcg tablet?
A:
Eltroxin 88mcg tablet has almost no effect on driving ability. However, if you experience any effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Eltroxin 88mcg tablet?
A:
There is limited information on the interaction of alcohol with Eltroxin 88mcg tablet. Ask your doctor for advice on the use of alcohol with this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are an elderly patient (more than 50 years of age).
  • You have a hormone-related disorder called panhypopituitarism.
  • You have heart-related disorders such as high blood pressure, angina, heart failure, irregular heart rhythm, etc.
  • You are taking medicines for the management of diabetes.
  • You experience fits/seizures.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Eltroxin 88 MCG

How Does It Work?

The thyroid hormone called thyroxine is produced naturally by the thyroid gland. Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland is not able to produce the thyroid hormone. Eltroxin 88mcg tablet replaces...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Eltroxin 88 MCG

  • Take Eltroxin 88mcg tablet exactly as recommended by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not cut, break, or chew the medicine.
  • Do not take more than the prescribed dose.
interactions

Interactions of Eltroxin 88 MCG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Eltroxin 88mcg tablet works or this medicine itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Always inform your doctor about any other medicines, herbals, or supplements that you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • 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 88mcg 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 88mcg t...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Eltroxin 88 MCG

  • Store Eltroxin 88mcg tablet in a cool and dry place below 25°C.
  • Keep away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Eltroxin 88 MCG

Overdose

  • The symptoms of an overdose of Eltroxin 88mcg tablet include fever, chest pain, headache, muscle cramps, anxiety, sweating, diarrhoea, sleeplessness, etc.
  • If you think you have consumed too much of this medicine, contact your doctor as soon as possible or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you have missed taking any dose of Eltroxin 88mcg tablet, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule.
  • Do not consume a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take Eltroxin 88mcg to lose weight?

A: No, Eltroxin 88mcg tablet is not a weight loss medication. It is used to control and manage hypothyroidism. This medicine should be used only 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: When should I take Eltroxin 88mcg?

A: Eltroxin 88mcg tablet should be taken exactly as recommended by your doctor. However, it can be preferably taken before breakfast or the first meal of the day. Do not take more than the prescribed dose.

Q: Can I stop Eltroxin 88mcg on my own?

A: No, you should never stop taking Eltroxin 88mcg tablet on your own, even if you start feeling better without consulting a doctor. You must take it for as long as the doctor recommends. Stopping this medicine suddenly may make your symptoms come back.

Q: What is Eltroxin 88mcg used for?

A: Eltroxin 88mcg tablet is used to control and manage hypothyroidism (reduced levels of thyroid hormone).

Q: Can I take Eltroxin 88mcg with other medicines?

A: Your doctor will recommend if you can take Eltroxin 88mcg tablet with other medicines. You should always inform your doctor about all other medicines, supplements, or herbals that you are taking to avoid any possible interaction. Do not take this medicine on your own without informing your doctor.

Q: How long should I take Eltroxin 88mcg?

A: You should take Eltroxin 88mcg tablet for as long as the doctor has prescribed it to you. The dose and duration of this medicine is normally adjusted by the doctor depending on your condition. You should not consume more than the recommended daily dose. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own.

Q: Can I take Eltroxin 88mcg daily?

A: Eltroxin 88mcg tablet can be taken daily if it is prescribed by your doctor. However, it is recommended to take this medicine at the same time every day. Do not take more than the recommended dose.

Q: Can Eltroxin 88mcg be used in children?

A: Eltroxin 88mcg tablet can be used in children only if it is recommended by the doctor. Do not give this medicine to your child on your own.
Product Details
Brand
ELTROXIN
Expires on or After
29/11/2023
Last Updated on: 16 Oct 2022 | 10:32 AM (IST)
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