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

Thyronorm (12.5 mcg)

  Tablet  
Abbott India Ltd
Generic : Thyroxine
 60.00
12.5mcg
50 Tablets
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Mar 30, 2018
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Medical Condition(s) for which Thyronorm (12.5 mcg) may be prescribed


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 for Thyronorm (12.5 mcg)

Store it at room temperature.



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