Thyronorm 50mcg

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Thyronorm 50 mcg Tablet is a medicine used to treat an underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism). Thyronorm contains levothyroxine as its active component. It replaces a hormone normally produced by the thyroid gland to regulate the body's energy and metabolism. Thyronorm 50 Mcg is manufactured by Abbott India Ltd.

Pack Size Qty Price Unit Price  
240 Tablet/s
$26.40 $0.11
360 Tablet/s
$39.60 $0.11
480 Tablet/s
$52.80 $0.11
120 Tablet/s
$15.60 $0.13
  • Generic Name : Thyroxine Sodium
  • Brand Name : Synthroid
  • Manufacturer Name : Abbott Pharma
  • Delivery Days : 10 To 15 working days
  • Presentation : Bottle/s Packing (Blisters)

What is Thyronorm 50mcg tablet?

Thyronorm 50mcg tablet is prescribed to treat an underactive thyroid gland which is also known as hypothyroidism.

It balances your body’s energy and metabolism by restoring hormones that your thyroid gland is not generating in the right amounts.

Thyronorm belongs to a class of drugs called thyroid agents and contains thyroxine sodium as its active ingredient.

For the treatment of primary, secondary, and tertiary congenital or acquired hypothyroidism, this drug acts as a replacement therapy.

Hypothyroidism is an ailment in which your thyroid gland is not able to produce enough hormone in the bloodstream.

While suffering from hypothyroidism, you generally experience symptoms like a puffy face, sensitivity to cold, dry skin, muscle weakness, and cold.

After determining your thyroid hormone levels, a doctor will prescribe Thyronorm 50mcg tablet.

How does Thyronorm 50mcg work?

Thyronorm 50mcg is a synthetic version of a hormone that is produced by your thyroid gland.

This medication works by replacing your thyroid hormones that the thyroid gland is not able to produce sufficiently.

It also provides quick relief from symptoms of hypothyroidism like depression, weight gain, and tiredness.

Thyronorm 50mcg dosage

Make sure you take Thyronorm 50mcg tablet exactly in the same way as directed by your doctor.

It is suggested to read the patient information leaflet once carefully that is provided with the medicine itself.

Before prescribing Thyronorm 50mcg, a doctor might first conduct a blood test to know the right dosage.

After you start treatment with this medication, you need to have regular blood tests to check how well the medicine is working.

Depending upon blood tests, a doctor might also adjust your dosage from time to time.

Doctors prescribe taking Thyronorm tablets on an empty stomach before starting the first meal of your day.

To get maximum benefit, it is necessary to take this medication on a regular basis without skipping dosage.

Thyronorm 50mcg tablet might take several weeks before you start noticing your symptoms improve.

Once your treatment starts, you might require to take Thyronorm tablets for the rest of your life.

In case, you stop taking Thyronorm 50mcg tablet, your symptoms might return back and cause problems.

Without a doctor’s prescription, do not increase or decrease the dosage of Thyronorm 50mcg.

Your doctor might also suggest calcium or vitamin D supplements along with a Thyronorm 50mcg tablet to improve bone density.

Missed dosage

If you miss a dose of Thyronorm 50mcg tablet then take it as soon as possible.

But if it’s time for your next prescribed dosage then skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dose.

Never try to double the dose of Thyronorm 50mcg as it can make you suffer from severe side effects.

Overdosage

If you suspect an overdose with Thyronorm 50mcg tablet, immediately contact a doctor.

Symptoms of overdose include nervousness, headache, fast & pounding heartbeats, chest pain, and irritability.

Benefits of Thyronorm 50mcg

Thyronorm 50mcg is a synthetic form of the hormone thyroxine that is produced naturally by your body.

When your body is not able to produce enough thyroxine, you start suffering from hypothyroidism disorder.

Some common symptoms of hypothyroidism disorder include muscle aches, tiredness, and weight gain.

This medication raises your hormone level in the right amount and helps your body to get rid of hypothyroidism symptoms.

For most people, Thyronorm 50mcg tablet is a lifelong medicine and must not be discontinued without a doctor’s recommendation.

Thyronorm might take some time to work in your body and show positive results.

Your doctor can get some regular blood tests to check the effectiveness of Thyronorm 500mcg in the body.

Precautions and warnings for Thyronorm 50mcg

Take Thyronorm 50mcg in the same dosing strength as prescribed by a doctor as a dose beyond range can cause severe reactions in the body.

A person must discuss with doctor if he/she suffers from the following health conditions:

  • Diabetes
  • Heart disorders
  • Adrenaline or pituitary gland ailment
  • Clotting problems

In these cases, your doctor might adjust the dosage of Thyronorm 50mcg and other medications you take.

If you have diabetes then Thyronorm might affect blood sugar levels and worsen glycaemic control.

Due to this reason, it is advised to go for blood sugar checkups from time to time.

Intake of Thyronorm 50mcg tablet on a regular basis can decrease your bone mineral density in postmenopausal women.

So, it is best to consult a doctor who might prescribe you a dose as per your bone health. 

Regular thyroid function tests are necessary when you take this drug on an empty stomach after overnight fasting.

Thyronorm 50mcg tablet is not prescribed for patients suffering from acute myocardial infarction and high blood pressure.

Side effects of Thyronorm 50mcg

Like other medicines, Thyronorm 50mcg can also cause some side effects which can be managed.

However, the most common side effects of Thyronorm are caused by taking high dosage than recommended.

Some possible side effects of Thyronorm 50mcg tablet include:

  • Anxiety
  • Palpitations
  • Diarrhea
  • Restlessness
  • Vomiting
  • Weight loss
  • Nervousness

Though most side effects will disappear once you are on the right dosage and your body adjusts to the Thyronorm tablet.

Sometimes, this medicine can also cause severe side effects including:

  • Confusion
  • Very high temperature
  • Low blood pressure
  • Fast or irregular heart rate
  • Yellowness in skin or eye
  • Fits

Get emergency medical help, if any of your side effects persist or become worse with time.

Drug interactions

Before taking Thyronorm 50mcg tablet, make sure to inform your doctor about all other medicines you take.

Here are some common drug interactions of Thyronorm 50mcg including:

  • Carbamazepine
  • Rifampicin
  • Phenytoin
  • Ethinyl estradiol
  • Warfarin
  • Ketamine
  • Testosterone
  • Amphetamine

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Who is not suggested to take Thyronorm 50mcg tablet?

Thyronorm 50mcg tablet is not suggested in patients suffering from thyrotoxicosis, untreated or controlled adrenal gland ailment.

Can Thyronorm 50mcg tablet affect your contraception?

Oral birth control pills containing estrogen and progesterone might decrease the amount of Thyronorm 50mcg in your body.

Which is the best time to take Thyronorm 50mcg?

This tablet works best when it is taken without food on an empty stomach almost half an hour before morning tea or breakfast.

 

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