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Thyrox (0.2mg) is a thyroid hormone, prescribed for hypothyroidism, and thyroid cancer.  

Drug information on Thyrox (0.2mg) (Thyroxine) from Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Thyrox (0.2mg)

Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic : Thyroxine
30 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Thyrox (0.2mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Thyrox (0.2mg)

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 Thyrox (0.2mg)?

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

When is Thyrox (0.2mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Warnings and Precautions for Thyrox (0.2mg)

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 Thyrox (0.2mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Thyrox (0.2mg)

Store it at room temperature.

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