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Euthyroid 100 Tablet

Manufacturer: Akumentis Healthcare Ltd
Medicine composition: Levothyroxine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 25, 2019

Euthyroid 100 Tablet is a medication that treats thyroid hormone deficiency including its severe form known as myxoedema coma. It also helps in curing thyroid tumours.

If you are allergic to any of the ingredients present in this drug, do not use it. You are advised to use precautionary measures before taking this medicine if:

  • You have a thyroid disorder
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Anaemia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Adrenal gland disorder
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Problems with pituitary gland

This medicine can be taken by mouth or given by injection into a vein. The dosage is determined by your doctor. This medicine works best on an empty stomach, at least 30 minutes before breakfast. The peak effect from a specific dose can take up to six weeks to occur. Consult your doctor in case you face any problems.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Endocrinologist before using this medicine.

This medication is used to treat:

  • Hypothyroidism

  • Hypersensitivity

  • Thyroid/Adrenal Gland Disorders

The side effects of this drug include:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    No information available. Kindly consult your doctor before consuming it.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    You must not consume this medication if you are a breastfeeding woman. Consult your doctor for further queries.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    You can drive as this medicine has no effect over your consciousness.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Take medical help before consuming the drug.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The onset of action for intravenous administration is within 6 to 8 hours. Whereas, after oral administration, the onset of action varies from 3 to 5 days.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The duration of effect reflects depending on the pathological condition of the patient. It may range from 3 to 10 days.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Euthyroid 100 Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

This medication works by bringing up the levels of T4 (thyroxine) and T3 (triiodothyronine) hormones in your body in case of underactive thyroidism. It makes up for the deficiency of thyroxine levels in your body, and thus maintain a normal metabolic rate.

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

    Disease

    No information available.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    No information available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    No information available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This drug interacts with amitriptyline, imipramine, thyroxine, adrenaline , carbamazepine, etc.

Ques: What is Euthyroid 100 Tablet?

Ans: It treats thyroid hormone deficiency including its severe form known as myxoedema.

Ques: How long do I need to use Euthyroid 100 Tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: The duration of effect reflects depending on the pathological condition of the patient. In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 day to 1 week. Please consult your doctor for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Euthyroid 100 Tablet?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Euthyroid 100 Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. You must take this medication before 30 minutes of breakfast. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Euthyroid 100 Tablet?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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