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Thyroweek 25mg Tablet

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Thyroweek 25 MCG Description

Thyroweek 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 the thyr...
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ContainsThyroxine / Levothyroxine Sodium(25.0 Mcg)
UsesHypothyroidism
Side effectsIncreased appetite, hair loss, weight variations, headache, vomiting
ClassificationDRUGS FOR HYPOTHYROIDISM
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Uses of Thyroweek 25 MCG

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

Contraindications of Thyroweek 25 MCG

  • If you are allergic to levothyroxine or any ingredients used in Thyroweek 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 Thyroweek 25 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 Thyroweek 25 MCG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Thyroweek Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Thyroweek 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 to immed...
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  • Low levels of thyroid hormone in the mother can lead to birth defects in the baby or can even cause missed pregnancy. Regular monitoring of TSH levels is recommended.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Thyroweek Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Thyroweek 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 Thyroweek Tablet?
A:
You can drive after consuming Thyroweek Tablet. It does not impair your driving abilities.

Alcohol

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

Mode of Action of Thyroweek 25 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 Thyroweek 25 MCG

  • Take Thyroweek Tablet on an empty stomach.
  • Consume this medicine as a whole with an adequate amount of water.

Interactions of Thyroweek 25 MCG

Interactions with other medicines

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

Dosage of Thyroweek 25 MCG

Overdose

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

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take Thyroweek 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: When should I take Thyroweek?

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

Q: Can I stop Thyroweek?

A: No, you should never stop taking Thyroweek, 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.
Product Details
Brand
THYROWEEK
Expires on or After
01/10/2022

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