Eltroxin 100Mcg Tablet
Eltroxin tablet is a primary hormone which is secreted by thyroid gland. This medication plays an important role in controlling body metabolism and regulates the functions of the heart and the digestive tract. It also keeps the bones strong, helps in development of the brain and controls muscle growth.
The dosage of this medication is generally determined by the doctor, who decides the dose depending on the age as well as weight of the individual. A patient’s present health condition and medical history is also kept in mind when determining the dose.
This medication helps in treating the following problems in the human body:
Is It safe with alcohol?Consult your doctor before consuming liquor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?If you are a breastfeeding women, it is advised to take medical help before using this medication.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Eltroxin 100Mcg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of this medication take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Consult your doctor in case of overdose.
This medication acts as an alternative to natural thyroxine hormone (T4) secreted by the thyroid gland. It gets converted into an active metabolite (T3) in the kidney and liver. The thyroid hormones combine with thyroxine-binding globulin and thyroxine-binding prealbumin to escalate solubility. This medication then combines with thyroid hormone receptors in the nucleus and cytoplasm.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
DiseasePatients who are suffering from Cardiovascular disease and Diabetes should use some other safer substitute of this medication.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineDo not take this medication in combination with medicines containing Carbamazepine, Phenytoin, Warfarin, Ethinyl Estradiol, Rifampicin, Epinephrine, Phenobarbital, Insulin and other anti diabetic medicines, Ketamine, Testosterone, Amphetamine and Antacids containing calcium/magnesium/aluminum.
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