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Eltroxin (50 mcg) (Liothyronine) Drug Price and Information

Eltroxin (50 mcg) is a thyroid hormone, prescribed for myxedema. It is also used to treat goiter (enlarged thyroid gland). It reverses hypothyroidism symptoms.

Eltroxin (50 mcg)

  Tablet  
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic : Liothyronine
 59.60
50mcg
100 Tablets
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    Drug information on Eltroxin (50 mcg) (Liothyronine) from GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

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    Drug Name : Liothyronine

    Liothyronine(Cytomel) generic Eltroxin (50 mcg) is a thyroid hormone, prescribed for myxedema. It is also used to treat goiter (enlarged thyroid gland). It reverses hypothyroidism symptoms.
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    Medical condition(s) for which Eltroxin (50 mcg) may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    The recommended dose is 5 to 25 mcg per day.

    Side effects of Eltroxin (50 mcg)

    Central Nervous System : Tremor, headache, nervousness, irritability and sleeplessness.

    Gastrointestinal : Weight loss, stomach upset, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps and increased appetite.

    Miscellaneous : Excessive sweating, fever, changes in menstrual cycle and sensitivity to heat.

    How to use Eltroxin (50 mcg)?

    It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, as a single dose before breakfast every day.

    When Should Eltroxin (50 mcg) not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Contraindicated in patients with untreated thyrotoxicosis, heart attack and hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Eltroxin (50 mcg)

    Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart or blood vessel disease, high blood pressure, overactive thyroid, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    It may affect blood sugar level, monitor sugar level regularly.

    Patient may experience with certain symptoms like shaking of the hands, nervousness, difficulty in sleeping, headache, change in appetite, diarrhea, weight loss etc., if it is so consult with your doctor.

    Other Precautions for Eltroxin (50 mcg)

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Eltroxin (50 mcg)

    Store it at room temperature, and in an airtight container.



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