Eltroxin 50 Tablet

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    Eltroxin 50 Tablet Information

    Eltroxin 50 Tablet is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Hypothyroidism. The alternative uses of Eltroxin 50 Tablet have also been explained below.

    The right dosage of Eltroxin 50 Tablet depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Eltroxin 50 Tablet as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Eltroxin 50 Tablet are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Eltroxin 50 Tablet is Safe for pregnant women and Safe for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Eltroxin 50 Tablet related warnings talks about Eltroxin 50 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Eltroxin 50 Tablet is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Heart Disease are examples of such conditions. Other contraindications of Eltroxin 50 Tablet have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Additionally, Eltroxin 50 Tablet may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

    In addition to the above precautions for Eltroxin 50 Tablet, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



    Eltroxin 50 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Eltroxin 50 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Eltroxin 50 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage

    Eltroxin 50 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Eltroxin 50 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Pregnant women can take Eltroxin safely.

      Safe
    • Is the use of Eltroxin 50 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Eltroxin is completely safe for breastfeeding women.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Eltroxin 50 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Eltroxin has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Eltroxin 50 Tablet on the Liver?


      You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Eltroxin. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Eltroxin 50 Tablet on the Heart?


      Effects of Eltroxin on heart can be severe. It is not safe to use without doctor's advice.

      Severe


    Eltroxin 50 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Eltroxin 50 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Eltroxin 50 Tablet

    • Is this Eltroxin 50 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Eltroxin 50 Tablet does not cause addiction.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Eltroxin 50 Tablet since it will not make you feel sleepy.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but consume Eltroxin 50 Tablet only on doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Eltroxin 50 Tablet is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Eltroxin 50 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Eltroxin 50 Tablet


      Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Eltroxin 50 Tablet, due to a lack of research on this.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Eltroxin 50 Tablet


      Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Eltroxin 50 Tablet.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Eltroxin 50 Tablet

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Does Eltroxin cause dry mouth?

    Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

    No, Eltroxin does not cause dry mouth. It has not been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. However, if you are experiencing dry mouth after taking this drug then it might be caused by other reason. You are advised to discuss it with your doctor if it persists or becomes severe.

    Question over 5 years ago

    How does Eltroxin work?

    Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

    Eltroxin contains thyroxine which is a synthetic form of naturally occurring thyroid hormone that is produced by the thyroid gland (butterfly gland) in our body. It works by restoring the normal levels of thyroxine in the body whose deficiency is resulting in the disease or disorder. Thyroid hormone helps in the synthesis and regulation of certain hormones (adrenaline and dopamine). It also helps in breaking down (Metabolism) the proteins and processing carbohydrates and vitamins which maintains body weight along with growth and development. In this way Eltroxin works in restoring the normal levels of this hormone which our body requires to complete these essential tasks.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can Eltroxin cause high blood pressure?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

    Yes, Eltroxin might cause high blood pressure and increased heartbeat as well because it helps in the regulation of certain hormones such as adrenaline in our body which might affect the heartbeat and blood pressure.

    Question over 5 years ago

    How to take Eltroxin?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

    The dose of Eltroxin may vary from case to case basis depending on the medical condition of the patient. You are advised to take it as per your doctor's instructions. The oral form of Eltroxin has to be taken at least half an hour before the meal because the presence of food might affect the absorption of this drug from the stomach. Precautions must be taken in patients with heart diseases, diabetes mellitus, and epilepsy.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Is Eltroxin a steroid?

    Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

    No, Eltroxin is not a steroid. It contains thyroxine which is a type of naturally occurring thyroid hormone that plays a major role in metabolic, growth, and development.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Levo-T® (levothyroxine sodium)

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 769-770

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