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Thyromed 100Mcg Tablet

Thyromed 100Mcg Tablet

Manufacturer: Comed Chemicals Ltd
Medicine composition: Levothyroxine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Thyromed 100Mcg Tablet is a medication that treats thyroid hormone deficiency including its severe form known as myxoedema coma. It may also be used to prevent and treat thyroid tumours.

Side effects from excessive doses include trouble tolerating heat, weight loss, sweating, trouble sleeping, anxiety, tremor, and fast heart rate. Stop using this medicine and consult a doctor if these side effects do not go away.

If you are allergic to any of the ingredients present in Thyromed 100Mcg Tablet, 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 your pituitary gland or a history of blood clots.

Thyromed 100Mcg Tablet is 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. Maximum effect from a specific dose can take up to six weeks to occur. Consult your doctor in case you face any problems.

hypothyroidism
In addition to its intended effect, Thyromed 100Mcg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Anxiety
Vomiting
Diarrhoea
Palpitations
Nervousness
Weight Loss
Tremor.
Is It safe with alcohol?
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Thyromed 25mcg tablet.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Thyromed 25mcg tablet is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Thyromed 25mcg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Thyromed 100Mcg Tablet, and hence can be used as its substitute.
Emenox Healthcare
Akumentis Healthcare Ltd
Are there any missed dose instructions?
If you miss a dose of Levothyroxine, 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.\n
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 Medicine
CORDARONE 150MG INJECTION
Evafem 2Mg Tablet
Chemotinib 400Mg Tablet
DURON 100MG TABLET

Popular Questions & Answers

I am taking eltroxin 50 mcg for hypothyroidism. Is there any medication alternative possible?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am taking eltroxin 50 mcg for hypothyroidism. Is there any medication alternative possible?
lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. For hypothyroidism only appropriate medication is taking adequate dose of Levothyroxine. There is NO OTHER MEDICINE. On treatment TSH should be maintained around 3 to 4 mU/L, to be free from all the symptoms of hypothyroidism. Thanks.

I have hypothyroid and TPO of 1300 instead of 60. My doctor said that since its an auto immune disease, it cannot be cured. I wanted to know, if changes in diet can help me cure this or will I have this throughout my life? I am a 25 years old woman.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I have hypothyroid and TPO of 1300 instead of 60. My doctor said that since its an auto immune disease, it cannot be ...
lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. The condition that you have is known as Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. This leads to infiltration of thyroid cells with a large quantity of lymphocytes, leading to the gland becoming firm and may be granular in appearance. There are antibodies against the enzyme Thyroid peroxidase (Anti TPO Abs). TSH value goes up signifying hypothyroidism. Some times TSH value may not be too high, but patient has all the symptoms of hypothyroidism. The only treatment is to give adequate dose of Levothyroxine, which will take care of symptoms of hypothyroidism. There is no other option. Treatment with levothyroxine has to be for lifetime. Plus addition of Selenium to therapy does help in reducing the anti TPO antibodies. If proper tratment is taken you will live a fairly normal life. You will have to avoid soy beans and soy containing foods. Thanks.
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Hi , I had thyroid problem vd tsh .001. After 1 month now it is 78.56. I was taking neo mercazole*20. Pls suggest me what should I do. Should I continue same dose or medicine. Pls help.

Advance BHRT Certification, Fellowship in BHRT & Longevity Medicine, Fellowship in Endocrinology, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Bangalore
Your will need a dose adjustment of neomercazole along with appropriate supplementation with levothyroxine, depending on your symptoms. In your case I would check for appropriate thyroid antibodies to rule out "Graves disease" If this tests positive then I would recommend supplements that and control inflammation and modulate immunity. At some point of time you may have to consider Surgery or Radioactive ablation of thyroid.

It's been 5 months after delivery of baby and I have checked my thyroid 3rd generation test, it has came out to 2.8, should I need to continue medicine for thyroid (thyronorm), if yes then how much mcg?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
It's been 5 months after delivery of baby and I have checked my thyroid 3rd generation test, it has came out to 2.8, ...
Hello, Thanks for the query. Usually post delivery, TSh levels tend to return to normal or reduce compared to those during the gestation. Therefore, dosage of Levothyroxine is adjusted downwards by 12.5 to 25 mcg. So if the TSH level mentioned (2.8 mU/L) is with treatment or without any? If it is with treatment then you have to continue the treatment. Thanks.
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My thyroid T4 increase to 12.23 Now it was in control 7.0 But anti tpo antibodies are >1000.0 What is the problem.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. Increased number of Anti TPO Antibodies means there is autoimmune process present leading to infiltration of thyroid gland and causing hypothyroidism. This condition is referred as Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (HT). Treatment in this condition is to give levothyroxine andmaintain TSH in the normal range (3 to 4 mU/L). Some times Silenium supplements are used to help reduce the antibodies. Thanks.

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Thyroid Gland Removal Surgery - Things You Must Take Care Of!

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Thyroid Gland Removal Surgery - Things You Must Take Care Of!

Have you undergone a thyroid removal surgery recently or planning to go for one, then you should know some important things that should be kept in mind. After undergoing the surgery, it is essential that you should allow your body some time to recover. Your health care provider will educate you regarding the activities and exercises that can help in recovering from the surgery faster. It is worthy of mention here that the recovery process is dependent on the extent and type of surgery you have undergone. It would generally take a longer time to recover from traditional surgery than minimally invasive procedure.

What to do right after the surgery?
In the days following the surgery, you are required to take care of the incision area. You may or not be allowed to take a bath depending on the dressing on the wound. You are likely to experience slight swelling around the scar. Even though this is normal, you should report to your doctor without further delay. The scar may start feeling hard three weeks after the surgery, and you may apply an unscented moisturizer to prevent dryness while healing.

When to start daily activities after the thyroid gland removal surgery?
You are free to resume most of the normal activities the day following the surgery. But you should wait for at least 10 days or until your doctor allows you to engage in physically strenuous activities. Your throat is likely to feel sore for a couple of days. You can also take an over-the-counter pain medicine like acetaminophen or ibuprofen for relieving soreness. In case these drugs are not offering desired relief, your doctor may prescribe you to take narcotic pain medicine. It is a common outcome of the thyroid removal surgery to develop hypothyroidism. In case this happens to you, your doctor may recommend you to take some form of levothyroxine for bringing down the hormone levels.

Is there any physical restriction after the thyroid removal surgery?
Most surgeons recommend that patients should limit all sorts of physically strenuous works after the thyroid removal surgery. This is recommended for reducing the risk of postoperative neck hematoma and breaking open of the wound closure. These limitations are temporary and brief and are generally followed by a quick transition to unrestricted activity. You are free to take part in heavy lifting or swimming or other exercises two to three weeks after the surgery.

Is it possible to lead a normal life after the thyroid removal surgery?
Once you have recovered from the effects of thyroid surgery, you can do anything you feel like. Post-surgery your thyroid levels will be monitored through regular follow-ups. If the surgery were carried out for thyroid cancer, your doctor would also check for recurrence of cancer during your visits. It is essential to stick to this schedule and report if you notice any suspicious changes or experience discomfort so that proper care can be given and you can lead a normal life.

Gestational Hypothyroidism - Know Everything About It!

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Gynaecologist, Noida
Gestational Hypothyroidism - Know Everything About It!

During pregnancy, it is not uncommon for women to contract thyroid diseases like gestational hyperthyroidism and gestational hypothyroidism. The main problem, however, is that the symptoms of gestational hypothyroidism are very much similar to those which can be observed during a normal pregnancy. The difficulty in differentiating between the two is the sole reason why many pregnant women are caught unawares, eventually resulting in further complications after the first trimester.

If gestational thyroid diseases are left untreated, you and your baby may experience a ton of problems such as preeclampsia, low birth weight, miscarriage and pre-mature birth amongst others. Needless to say, if you already have a history of pre-existing hypothyroidism, then you will most certainly need more medical attention than is required.

Symptoms
Symptoms of gestational hypothyroidism, like high fatigue and excessive weight gain, are hardly distinguishable from those associated with a normal pregnancy. Other symptoms can also include:

  1. Severe constipation
  2. Goiter
  3. Muscle cramps
  4. Trouble sleeping
  5. Hair loss
  6. Dry skin
  7. Difficulty concentration
  8. Memory problems
  9. Anxiety
  10. Intolerance to cold temperatures

Causes
There may be a variety of causes that are responsible for the development of gestational hypothyroidism but the most common cause is usually an autoimmune disease known as Hashimoto's thyroiditis, which stimulates the body's immune system to attack thyroid gland cells, leading to a deficiency in the number of active thyroid cells and enzymes, and ultimately resulting in a shortage of the thyroid hormone.

Treatment
Treatment for gestational hypothyroidism is normally uncomplicated, and follows just two simple steps:-

  1. Proper diagnosis, via the use of a synthetic hormone called levothyroxine, which is very much similar to the hormone T4 produced by the thyroid.
  2. Continuous monitoring of thyroid function tests held every four to six weeks during pregnancy.
     

Thyroid - Does It Impact Sex Life?

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Sexologist, Chennai
Thyroid - Does It Impact Sex Life?

The thyroid gland is a tiny gland that produces the hormones which affect the body's metabolic process. When these hormones are produced in less or more quantities, it may result in an imbalance of the thyroid gland, leading to a range of thyroid issues including hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism and others. Overproduction or underproduction of the thyroid hormones can also cause a variety of other symptoms and conditions. While this affects the state of one's general well being, health and weight, it also has an effect on the patient's libido.

Let us learn more about the link between thyroid and sex:

  • Thyroid in Men: Men who are suffering from hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism as well as related conditions like goitre or Garves Disease, have complained of sex related problems. These problems are known to affect at least 50% to 60% of the patients, as per various medical reports. The sex related issues include premature ejaculation, low sex drive, delayed ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, and others.
  • Thyroid in Women: It has been found that almost 10% of women over the age of 50 suffer from some form or the other of thyroid hormone imbalance. Apart from fatigue, depression and muscle ache as well as weight alteration, depending on the type of thyroid problem, thyroid patients who are women have also experienced problems when it comes to libido. Sexual dysfunction and arousal problems are high on the list of these issues.
  • Hormonal Treatment: One of the most common ways of treating this sex related thyroid problems for thyroid patients is through the use of hormonal therapy. Besides getting the testosterone, estrogen and other androgen levels checked, the patient must also get a full hormonal evaluation along with a check-up of the adrenal function. This can help in pointing any anomalies and the hormones that will require replacement with the help of appropriate medication.
  • Optimal Drug Treatment: A T4 only drug or Levothyroxine can lead to a resolution of sexual problems that one encounters as a part of thyroid problems. There are many doctors who may switch to a T3 drug once the libido is restored and brought back to normal.
  • Supplements: Men may require testosterone supplements, while women may need estrogen or progesterone supplements to tackle the sexual problems in such cases. These can be rendered as a patch or through an injection.
  • Sex Therapy: In many cases, sex therapy considered as a popular and effective form of addressing the problems and helping the patients get around the same. This is especially helpful if depression is one of the symptoms of the thyroid disorder.

A thorough physical check-up also helps in treating such problems for thyroid patients. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Sexologist.

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Gestational Hypothyroidism - Signs You Are Suffering From It!

MBBS, DMCH, DEM
General Physician, Jaipur
Gestational Hypothyroidism - Signs You Are Suffering From It!

During pregnancy, it is not uncommon for women to contract thyroid diseases like gestational hyperthyroidism and gestational hypothyroidism. The main problem, however, is that the symptoms of gestational hypothyroidism are very much similar to those which can be observed during a normal pregnancy. The difficulty in differentiating between the two is the sole reason why many pregnant women are caught unawares, eventually resulting in further complications after the first trimester.

If gestational thyroid diseases are left untreated, you and your baby may experience a ton of problems such as preeclampsia, low birth weight, miscarriage and pre-mature birth amongst others. Needless to say, if you already have a history of pre-existing hypothyroidism, then you will most certainly need more medical attention than is required.

Symptoms
Symptoms of gestational hypothyroidism, like high fatigue and excessive weight gain, are hardly distinguishable from those associated with a normal pregnancy. Other symptoms can also include:

  1. Severe constipation
  2. Goiter
  3. Muscle cramps
  4. Trouble sleeping
  5. Hair loss
  6. Dry skin
  7. Difficulty concentration
  8. Memory problems
  9. Anxiety
  10. Intolerance to cold temperatures

Causes
There may be a variety of causes that are responsible for the development of gestational hypothyroidism but the most common cause is usually an autoimmune disease known as Hashimoto's thyroiditis, which stimulates the body's immune system to attack thyroid gland cells, leading to a deficiency in the number of active thyroid cells and enzymes, and ultimately resulting in a shortage of the thyroid hormone.

Treatment
Treatment for gestational hypothyroidism is normally uncomplicated, and follows just two simple steps:-
1.   Proper diagnosis, via the use of a synthetic hormone called levothyroxine, which is very much similar to the hormone T4 produced by the thyroid.
2.   Continuous monitoring of thyroid function tests held every four to six weeks during pregnancy. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a General Physician.

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Thyroid - 6 Ways It Impacts Sex Life

M.D. Consultant Pathologist, CCEBDM Diabetes, PGDS Sexology USA, CCMTD Thyroid, ACDMC Heart Disease, CCMH Hypertension, ECG
Sexologist, Sri Ganganagar
Thyroid - 6 Ways It Impacts Sex Life

The thyroid gland is a tiny gland that produces the hormones which affect the body's metabolic process. When these hormones are produced in less or more quantities, it may result in an imbalance of the thyroid gland, leading to a range of thyroid issues including hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism and others. Overproduction or underproduction of the thyroid hormones can also cause a variety of other symptoms and conditions. While this affects the state of one's general well being, health and weight, it also has an effect on the patient's libido.

Let us learn more about the link between thyroid and sex:

  • Thyroid in Men: Men who are suffering from hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism as well as related conditions like goitre or Garves Disease, have complained of sex related problems. These problems are known to affect at least 50% to 60% of the patients, as per various medical reports. The sex related issues include premature ejaculation, low sex drive, delayed ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, and others.
  • Thyroid in Women: It has been found that almost 10% of women over the age of 50 suffer from some form or the other of thyroid hormone imbalance. Apart from fatigue, depression and muscle ache as well as weight alteration, depending on the type of thyroid problem, thyroid patients who are women have also experienced problems when it comes to libido. Sexual dysfunction and arousal problems are high on the list of these issues.
  • Hormonal Treatment: One of the most common ways of treating this sex related thyroid problems for thyroid patients is through the use of hormonal therapy. Besides getting the testosterone, estrogen and other androgen levels checked, the patient must also get a full hormonal evaluation along with a check-up of the adrenal function. This can help in pointing any anomalies and the hormones that will require replacement with the help of appropriate medication.
  • Optimal Drug Treatment: A T4 only drug or Levothyroxine can lead to a resolution of sexual problems that one encounters as a part of thyroid problems. There are many doctors who may switch to a T3 drug once the libido is restored and brought back to normal.
  • Supplements: Men may require testosterone supplements, while women may need estrogen or progesterone supplements to tackle the sexual problems in such cases. These can be rendered as a patch or through an injection.
  • Sex Therapy: In many cases, sex therapy considered as a popular and effective form of addressing the problems and helping the patients get around the same. This is especially helpful if depression is one of the symptoms of the thyroid disorder.

A thorough physical check-up also helps in treating such problems for thyroid patients. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Sexologist.

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