Uthyrox 100Mcg Tablet
Uthyrox 100Mcg Tablet is the primary hormone which is secreted by the 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.
Patients should consult their doctors before using this medication, who have medical problems like:
- Heart disease
- Problems with cholesterol
- Overactive or underactive thyroid
- Problems with the functioning of the pituitary gland.
The drug is meant to be taken orally, ideally in the morning just before breakfast. In case of a skipped dose, you can take 2 doses at the same time the next day. In case if an underactive thyroid, the hormone may be replaced with Thyrox 100Mcg Tablet.
The dosage of Uthyrox 100Mcg Tablet 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.
Following is the use of this drug
Is It safe with alcohol?Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Women who are pregnant should consult this doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Breastfeeding women are advised to consult doctor before using this medication.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
What is the onset of action?The effect will be produced within 3-5 days of its oral administration and within 6-8 hours of its intravenous injection.
How long is the duration of effect?The duration of action of this drug vary depending on the patients body.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported for this 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.
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 medicine 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. It, 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.
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