Thyronorm 50mcg Bottle Of 120 Tablets
Thyronorm 50mcg Bottle Of 120 Tablets

Thyronorm 50mcg Bottle Of 120 Tablets

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120 Tablet(s) in Bottle
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Medical Description

Thyronorm 50 mcg tablet is used for the treatment of hypothyroidism. It contains levothyroxine as its active component. Levothyroxine is a synthetic form of the thyroid hormone thyroxine produced by t...
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ContainsThyroxine(50.0 Mcg)
UsesHypothyroidism
Side effectsIncreased appetite, hair loss, weight variations, headache, vomiting
ClassificationDRUGS FOR HYPOTHYROIDISM
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Uses of Thyronorm 50 MCG

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

Contraindications of Thyronorm 50 MCG

  • If you are allergic to levothyroxine or any ingredients used in Thyronorm 50 mcg 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 Thyronorm 50 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 Thyronorm 50 MCG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Thyronorm 50 mcg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Thyronorm 50 mcg tablet can be taken during pregnancy. A pregnant woman might require a higher dose of this particular medicine. If hypothyroidism is detected in between pregnancies, it is important t...
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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 Thyronorm 50 mcg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Thyronorm 50 mcg tablet is safe to be used in 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 Thyronorm 50 mcg tablet?
A:
You can drive after consuming Thyronorm 50 mcg tablet. It does not impair your driving abilities.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Thyronorm 50 mcg tablet?
A:
Alcohol consumption may alter the effect of the medicine. Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Thyronorm 50 mcg 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 Thyronorm 50 mcg tablet which is usually reversible.
  • Special care should be provided while giving Thyronorm 50 mcg tablet to children with low birth weight and who are premature.

Mode of Action of Thyronorm 50 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 Thyronorm 50 MCG

  • Take Thyronorm 50 mcg tablet on an empty stomach.
  • Consume this medicine as a whole with an adequate amount of water.

Interactions of Thyronorm 50 MCG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can interfere with the action of Thyronorm 50 mcg tablet or Thyronorm 50 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 Thyronorm 50 mcg tablet. Inform your doctor if you are t...
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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 Thyronorm 50 mcg...
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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 Thyronorm 50 mcg tablet.

Dosage of Thyronorm 50 MCG

Overdose

The symptoms of an overdose of Thyronorm 50 mcg 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

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 Thyronorm 50 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 Thyronorm 50 tablet can affect the blood-glucose-lowering action of anti-diabetic medicines and dose adjustment may be required.

Q: Can I take Thyronorm 50 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 Thyronorm 50 tablet and Esomoprazole be taken together?

A: No, Esomeprazole may affect the absorption of Thyronorm 50 tablet. Thus, it should never be taken at the same time. Maintain a gap of 4 hours between the consumption of Esomeprazole and Thyronorm 50 tablet.

Q: When should I take Thyronorm 50?

A: Thyronorm 50 tablet should preferably be taken one hour before your first meal or breakfast.

Q: Is there any difference between Thyronorm 50 and Thyroxine?

A: Thyronorm 50 tablet contains thyroxine (a synthetic form of hormone that is naturally produced in your body).

Q: Can Thyronorm 50 be given to children?

A: It can be given to children but only if prescribed by the doctor and in exact dose. The dose for children depends on their age, weight and the condition being treated.

Q: Can I stop Thyronorm 50?

A: No, you should never stop taking Thyronorm 50, without consulting a doctor. You must take it for as long as the doctor recommends. It is usually prescribed for a long duration. If stop taking this medicine suddenly your symptoms are likely to come back.

Q: What is the side effects of Thyronorm?

A: Nausea, vomiting, restlessness, palpitation, flushing, cramps are a few common side effects of Thyronorm. However, these symptoms are short-lived and resolve with time.

Q: How long does Thyronorm take to work?

A: Thyronorm 50 starts working straight away, but it may take several weeks before your symptoms start to improve. It is advisable to take this medicine regularly at the same time for prescribed duration, to get optimum results.

Q: Is Thyrox and Thyronorm the same?

A: Yes, both Thyrox and Thyronorm contain levothyroxine as an active ingredient. It is used to treat thyroid disorders. However, your doctor may prescribe the most suitable one. Do not switch to any other brand without consulting a doctor.
Product Details
Brand
THYRONORM
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/11/2023
Last Updated on: 15 Apr 2022 | 05:38 PM (IST)
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