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Synox is a thyroid hormone, prescribed for hypothyroidism. It works by replacing thyroid hormone when the body does not make enough on its own.

Drug information on Synox (Levothyroxine) from Neon Laboratories Limited

Synox

  Tablet  
Neon Laboratories Limited
Generic : Levothyroxine
 3.27
0.025mg
10 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Synox may be prescribed


Side effects of Synox

   General : Fatigue, increased appetite, weight loss, heat intolerance, fever and excessive sweating.

   Central nervous system : Headache, hyperactivity, nervousness, anxiety, irritability, emotional lability and sleeplessness.

   Musculoskeletal : Tremor and muscle weakness.

   Heart : Palpitations, fast heart rate, abnormal heart rhythm, increased pulse and blood pressure, heart failure, chest pain and heart attack.

   Respiratory : Difficulty in breathing.

   Gastrointestinal : Diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal cramps and elevation in liver function tests.

   Skin : Hair loss and flushing.

   Endocrine : Decreased bone mineral density.

   Reproductive : Menstrual irregularities and impaired fertility.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- Initial- The recommended dose is 12.5-125 mcg/day, orally.

How to use Synox?

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

Warnings and Precautions for Synox

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of trouble in swallowing, heart problems, high blood pressure, bleeding disorder, anemia, sugar, jaundice, underactive adrenal or pituitary gland, osteoporosis, infertility, adrenal gland problems, thyroid problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Monitor blood sugar level regularly while taking this medication.

• Dietary fiber may decrease the absorption of this medication; consult with your doctor for proper diet.

Other Precautions for Synox

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Synox

Store it at room temperature (15-30°C), and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.



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