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Drug information on Thyronorm (12.5 mcg) (Thyroxine) from Abbott India Ltd

Thyronorm (12.5 mcg)

Abbott India Ltd
Generic : Thyroxine
Thyronorm (12.5 mcg) is a thyroid hormone, prescribed for hypothyroidism, and thyroid cancer.  

Medical Condition(s) for which Thyronorm (12.5 mcg) may be prescribed

Thyroid Cancer

Side effects of Thyronorm (12.5 mcg)

Nervousness, excitability, tremor, muscle weakness, cramps, increased sweating, flushing, heat intolerance, headache, insomnia, rapid heart rate, palpitations, chest pain, excessive weight loss, menstrual irregularities, diarrhea and vomiting.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adults: Initial dose of 50-100mcg increased by 25-50 mcg at 3-4 weeks interval. Max: 150-300mcg daily.
Children: 25-150-mcg daily with 25mcg increments every 2-4 weeks.

How to use Thyronorm (12.5 mcg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, on an empty stomach./

When is Thyronorm (12.5 mcg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with untreated hyperthyroidism, recent heart attack and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Thyronorm (12.5 mcg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of difficulty in swallowing, heart disease, high blood pressure, bleeding disorder, anemia, sugar, osteoporosis, fertility problems, other thyroid problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Monitor blood sugar regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Thyronorm (12.5 mcg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions of Thyronorm (12.5 mcg)

Store it at room temperature.

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