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Lethyrox 25mcg Bottle Of 100 Tablets

Lethyrox 25mcg Bottle Of 100 Tablets

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
100 Tablet(s) in Bottle
135.80*
MRP 147.61
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Lethyrox 25 MCG Description

Lethyrox 25 tablet is used to treat hypothyroidism, where your thyroid gland cannot provide sufficient thyroxine for the proper functioning of the body. Do not take more than the prescribed dose. If you observe any severe side effects, contact your doctor immediately or rush to the nearest hospital. Euthyrox 25 tablets, Thyronorm 25 tablets and Thyrofit 25 tablet are some other medicines containing levothyroxine as the main ingredient. Store the medication in a cool and dry place, away from direct sunlight and moisture. Before starting the treatment, give a detailed account of your medical history and current medications.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹135.80
You Save₹11.81 (8% on MRP)
ContainsThyroxine / Levothyroxine Sodium(25.0 Mcg)
Useshypothyroidism
Side effectspalpitations, vomiting, diarrhoea, anxiety, weight loss, restlessness
TherapyDRUGS FOR HYPOTHYROIDISM
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uses

Uses of Lethyrox 25 MCG

  • Hypothyroidism
  • Congenital hypothyroidism
  • Juvenile myxoedema
contraindications

Contraindications of Lethyrox 25 MCG

  • Allergy to levothyroxine or any other excipient
  • Thyrotoxicosis
  • Adrenal gland disorder or adrenal insufficiency
sideEffects

Side effects of Lethyrox 25 MCG

  • Restlessness
  • Agitation
  • Insomnia
  • Flushing
  • Dyspnoea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Muscle spasm
  • Decreased in weight
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Lethyrox 25 MCG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can Lethyrox 25mcg tablet be taken during pregnancy?
A:
Lethyrox 25mcg tablet is generally safe to be used during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can we take a Lethyrox 25mcg tablet during breastfeeding?
A:
Lethyrox 25mcg tablet does not cause any adverse effects on the baby. Furthermore, human studies have suggested that it does not pass to breast milk; hence, it can be taken during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken a Lethyrox 25mcg tablet?
A:
Lethyrox 25mcg tablet does not affect your driving ability.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol after taking the Lethyrox 25mcg tablet?
A:
There is a lack of data on the use of Lethyrox 25mcg tablets with alcohol consumption.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to levothyroxine or any other excipient
  • You have a history of depression
  • You have kidney or liver disease
  • You have heart disease
  • You are taking other prescription, non-prescription medications, vitamins or minerals
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Directions for Use of Lethyrox 25 MCG

  • Take the medication in the dose and for the duration advised by your doctor
  • Do not chew, crush or break the tablet in half
  • Swallow the tablet as a whole with a glass of water
  • You can take it with or without food
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Lethyrox 25 MCG

  • Store below 30°C in a cool and dry place
  • Keep the medication away from moisture and direct sunlight
  • Keep away from children and pets
  • Do not flush the unused tablets or discard them in household waste
  • Talk to your pharmacist about a safe way of discarding the unused or expired medications
dosage

Dosage of Lethyrox 25 MCG

Overdose

Overdosing can result in chest pain, fever, irregular heartbeat, sweating, diarrhoea, tremor, insomnia and hyperpyrexia.

Missed a Dose

Take this medication as advised by your doctor, do not skip the dose or double the amount. If you forgot to take the dose, take it as soon as you remember.
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Mode of Action of Lethyrox 25 MCG

How Does It Work?

Lethyrox contains levothyroxine sodium which is a hormone. Therefore, this medication works as a hormone and provides the needed quantity of thyroxine for improving the under activity of the thyroid g...
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interactions

Interactions of Lethyrox 25 MCG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Do not take this medication with warfarin, which can reduce the effect of warfarin
  • Avoid using this medication with anti-depressants, NSAIDs, beta-blockers, antacids and rifampin
  • Dosage adjustment will be required when used along with anti-diabetic medications, lipid-lowering drugs, and anti-convulsants medication

Other general Interactions

  • Hypersensitivity to this medication
  • Monitoring is required when this medication is used in elderly patients
  • ECG changes can be seen if used with cardiac medicine; hence monitoring is required
  • Children prescribed with this medication can show side effects of hair loss
  • Patients suffering from the cardiac disease should use this medication with dosage adjustment

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Lethyrox 25mcg tablet a steroid?

A: No, Lethyrox 25mcg tablet does not fall under the category of steroids. However, it is included under hormone replacement, where the salt form of thyroxine is used as levothyroxine.

Q: How long do I have to take Lethyrox 25mcg tablet?

A: Lethyrox 25mcg tablet has to be taken as prescribed by your doctor. The medication has to be taken lifelong to prevent hypothyroidism complications. Do not stop this medication if you feel well, as symptoms can relapse.

Q: Can a diabetic patient take Lethyrox 25mcg tablet?

A: Diabetic patients suffering from hypothyroidism can take this medication to monitor their blood sugar levels properly. However, consult your doctor before taking this medication, as dose adjustment will be required for such patients.
Last Updated on: 27 September 2023 | 4:32 PM (IST)

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