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Thyrox 88mcg Bottle Of 100 Tablets
Thyrox 88mcg Bottle Of 100 Tablets
Thyrox 88mcg Bottle Of 100 Tablets
Thyrox 88mcg Bottle Of 100 Tablets
Thyrox 88mcg Bottle Of 100 Tablets

Thyrox 88mcg Bottle Of 100 Tablets

By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
100 Tablet(s) in Bottle
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Thyrox 88 MCG Description

Thyrox 88 tablet is used to control hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid gland stops producing sufficient thyroid hormones. Thyrox 88 tablet contains levothyroxine as the a

ctive 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 Thyrox 88 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

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ContainsThyroxine / Levothyroxine Sodium(88.0 Mcg)
UsesHypothyroidism
Side effectsHeadache, diarrhoea, vomiting, rashes
TherapyDRUGS FOR HYPOTHYROIDISM
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uses

Uses of Thyrox 88 MCG

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

Contraindications of Thyrox 88 MCG

  • If you are allergic to levothyroxine or any other ingredient of Thyrox 88 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 Thyrox 88 MCG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Rashes
  • Tiredness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Thyrox 88 MCG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Thyrox 88 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Thyrox 88 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 Thyrox 88 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Thyrox 88 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 Thyrox 88 tablet?
A:
Thyrox 88 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 Thyrox 88 tablet?
A:
There is limited information on the interaction of alcohol with Thyrox 88 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 Thyrox 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. Thyrox 88 tablet replaces thyr...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Thyrox 88 MCG

  • Take Thyrox 88 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 Thyrox 88 MCG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Thyrox 88 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 Thyrox 88 tablet. Inform your doctor if you are taking ...
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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 Thyrox 88 tablet...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Thyrox 88 MCG

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

Dosage of Thyrox 88 MCG

Overdose

  • The symptoms of an overdose of Thyrox 88 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 Thyrox 88 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 Thyrox 88 to lose weight?

A: No, Thyrox 88 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 Thyrox 88?

A: Thyrox 88 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 Thyrox 88 on my own?

A: No, you should never stop taking Thyrox 88 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 Thyrox 88 used for?

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

Q: Can I take Thyrox 88 with other medicines?

A: Your doctor will recommend if you can take Thyrox 88 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 Thyrox 88?

A: You should take Thyrox 88 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 Thyrox 88 daily?

A: Thyrox 88 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 Thyrox 88 be used in children?

A: Thyrox 88 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.

Q: Is levothyroxine and Thyrox 88 the same?

A: Yes, Thyrox 88 contains levothyroxine as the active substance.

Q: Can I take Thyrox 88 if I am pregnant?

A: There is limited information on the effect of Thyrox 88 tablet in pregnancy. This medicine should only be used in pregnant women if recommended by the doctor after assessing the need and the risk.
Product Details
Brand
THYROX
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/07/2025
Last Updated on: 11 Dec 2023 | 06:21 PM (IST)

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