Thyronorm 50 mcg
|Description||Thyroxine sodium 50mcg|
|Generic Name||Thyroxine sodium|
Thyronorm 50 mcg
Thyronorm 50 mcg is prescribed in underactive thyroid hormonal disorders. Hypothyroidism means the thyroid gland can’t make enough thyroid hormone required for the body functions. Thyroid hormones play a vital role in regulating body temperature, utilizing energy and aids smooth working of brain, heart, muscles and other organs. Autoimmune diseases or radiation therapy to neck and family history are few causes of hypothyroidism. Thyronorm 50 mcg supplies synthetic thyroxine hormone to the body and aids the smooth functioning of overall body systems.
What is Thyronorm 50 mcg used for?
Thyronorm 50 mcg tablets contain levothyroxine is prescribed under the following conditions:
- Congenital hypothyroidism in infants
- Acquired hypothyroidism
- Juvenile myxedema
With this medicine, blood tests are required to be monitored after every 3 months to keep eye on the levels of thyroid in the body.
How does Thyronorm 50 mcg work?
Thyronorm 50 mcg contains a synthetic form of thyroid hormone known as Levothyroxine sodium. It was made in 1927 and is listed in WHO’s list of effective and safe medicine required in the health system. Thyronorm 50 mcg acts exactly the thyroid gland works, it normally generates and releases two key hormones thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) which helps in regulation of essential body functions. It compensates the levels of thyroid hormone and is a therapy of choice for people with hypothyroidism who requires lifelong treatment.
Where to buy Thyronorm 50 mcg online?
Thyronorm is available in 50 mcg strength, as an oral tablet. Purchasing Thyronorm 50 mcg at PRx online pharmacy is economical than local pharmacies. Premiumrxdrugs Pharmacy is a renowned online pharmacy which delivers effective and best quality medicines at affordable prices at your doorstep.
What does Thyronorm 50 mcg contain?
Thyronorm 50 mcg contains Levothyroxine, a manufactured replica of thyroid secreting a hormone to compensate the low levels of thyroid in our body. It is an effective and well-tolerated medicine which maintains desired thyroid levels in the body.
What are the side effects of Thyronorm 50 mcg?
The undesirable events occurred when there is a suppression of thyroid stimulating hormones for a longer period of time. It is mandatory to check your thyroid levels in the body after every 3 months to avoid such events. Few of the side effects induced by drug overdose are as follows :
- Excessive weight loss, diarrhoea, and vomiting
- Muscular cramps and weakness
- Anginal pain, arrhythmias
- Irregular menstrual cycles
- Muscular weakness and cramps
- Hair loss
Some serious and very rare thyroid crises occurring due to chronic intoxication:
It is always advisable to immediately check with your doctor in case of any odd symptoms prompting due to medicine intake.
What medications interact with Thyronorm 50 mcg?
Keeping your physician informed about all the health problems and respectively about the medicines or supplements which you are consuming. It always helps him to decide the accurate dose and precautions to be taken along with the medicines. The drugs which may interact with Thyronorm and are NOT to be consumed together are listed below:
- Calcium and Iron supplements are taken within four hours of consuming the medicines
- Carbamazepine, phenytoin and rifampicin enhances the levels of thyroxine metabolism
- Amiodarone reduces the levothyroxine levels in the body
- Oral hypoglycemics may interact with the medicine so it is recommended to monitor blood glucose levels in the body
When should Thyronorm 50 mcg not be used?
Do NOT use Thyronorm 50 mcg in following circumstances:
- Hypersensitivity to levothyroxine or any other ingredients in the tablets
- Suffering from Thyrotoxicosis.
- Patients with adrenal insufficiency without adequate corticosteroid cover
How should Thyronorm 50 mcg be used?
Thyronorm 50 mcg is an oral tablet, taken with a glass of water or as advised by the doctor. Preferably the medicine should be taken empty stomach at the same time daily. Don’t eat or drink anything for minimum half an hour after the consumption of medicine for the maximum effect. Since, it is a drug for hormone disorder, monitoring blood thyroid levels will help to ensure the drug response and avoids any overdose like situations.
How long should you take Thyronorm 50 mcg?
Dosage may vary and be adjusted from time to time, based on the patient’s response. Thyronorm 50 mcg should be taken as advised by the doctor. Hypothyroidism in some cases can be a lifelong disease so the duration of treatment is decided by the doctor according to your state of well being.
How should Thyronorm 50 mcg be stored?
There are no special instructions for storage of Thyronorm 50 mcg. Don’t consume Thyronorm 50 mcg after the expiry date.