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Drug information on Thyrowin (Thyroxine) from Piramal Healthcare

Thyrowin

  Tablet  
Piramal Healthcare
Generic : Thyroxine
 55.00
25mcg
100 Tablets

Drug Name : Thyroxine

Thyroxine(Synthroid) generic Thyrowin is a thyroid hormone, prescribed for hypothyroidism, and thyroid cancer.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Thyrowin may be prescribed


Side effects of Thyrowin

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 Thyrowin?

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

When is Thyrowin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Warnings and Precautions for Thyrowin

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 Thyrowin

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Thyrowin

Store it at room temperature.



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