About Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s
Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s belongs to ‘thyroid agents’, primarily used to treat underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism). Hypothyroidism is a chronic disorder, which happens when the thyroid gland (located in the front lower part of the neck), becomes unable to make enough thyroid hormone. The thyroid gland is responsible for releasing hormones, composed are composed of tri-iodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4), which helps the body to regulate and use energy. The thyroid controls functions of the heart and digestive system; without the right amount of these hormones, the body becomes unable to function properly. Early symptoms of this disease are fatigue and weight gain. While other symptoms include feeling cold even in warm weather, dry skin or too much or too few menses (in women), easy fatigueness, constipation, weight gain, or even lack of energy. Right diagnosis and treatment of hypothyroid are important to restore normal physical and mental activity.
Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s contains ‘Thyroxine sodium’ which replaces or provides more thyroid hormone in the body when the body becomes unable to naturally produce enough thyroid hormone (Thyroxine) to meet the requirements of the body. In this way, Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s helps to replace missing thyroid hormone for proper digestion, muscle functioning, brain development, and maintenance of bones.
Take Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s exactly in the same way as suggested by the doctor. Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s works best when taken by mouth with an adequate amount of water on an empty stomach, 30 to 60 minutes before breakfast. Usually, Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s does not cause any undesirable effects in the body. Still, its overdose may cause diarrhoea, muscle spasm, weight loss, feeling hot even in cool environments, headache, nervousness, sleeplessness, irritability, menstrual irregularities (in women), and skin rash. Thus, it is better to take Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s is the same dose, and if you by chance, miss it then does not double the dose for the sake of getting results fast. If a person experiences any of these signs, then their doctor may suggest them to undertake a blood test called ‘thyroid function test’ which checks three hormones related to thyroid – TSH, T3, T4. High TSH and low T3/T4 to check if the thyroid gland is functioning normally or not.
Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s can not be given via mouth in patients dealing with myxedema coma. Your doctor may suggest calcium or vitamin D supplements with Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s to improve bone density associated with thyroid hormone overreplacement. Consult with your doctor if the symptoms of low thyroid hormone-like weight gain, slow heartbeat, or sensitivity to cold, tiredness, muscle aches, constipation, dry skin, worsens or persists after a couple of days of taking this drug. If Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s is taken by persons having diabetes mellitus, then it may worsen glycemic control and result in increased antidiabetic agent or insulin requirements. Thus it is important to carefully monitor the blood glucose level while starting, changing, or stopping thyroid hormone with Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s. The doctor decides the right dose of Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s after checking the body weight and thyroid function test report. Regular monitoring of thyroid function is important to check the effectiveness of the medicine.
Uses of Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s
Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid)
Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s is a synthetic thyroid hormone that is prescribed for the treatment of underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism). Thyroxine is the important hormone released by the thyroid gland into the bloodstream. It plays an important role in the functioning of the heart, digestion, muscles, and brain development. Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s acts in the same manner as natural Thyroxine does, as it replaces the natural hormone produced by the thyroid gland so that body has enough thyroxine hormone to regulate the body’s needs and metabolism. In this way, it helps to replace missing thyroid hormone and/or to relieve stress on the thyroid gland.
Directions for Use
Side Effects of Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s
Usually, a person does not notice any side effects of Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s. However, due to inappropriate dosage or irregular consumption, it may be possible that a person may face side effects that include heat intolerance, menstrual irregularities, muscle weakness, increased appetite, weight loss, diarrhea, irregular heartbeat (palpitations), muscle spasm, headache, nervousness, irritability, sleeplessness, tremors, and skin rash. If a person takes the same dose suggested by the doctor without making any changes then there is less possibility of noticing these side effects. Speak with your doctor if you notice any serious side effects after taking Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s.
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Take Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s in the same dosing strength as suggested by the doctor without increasing or decreasing it, as doses beyond the range may produce serious or even life-threatening reactions in the body. A person should consult with their doctor if they have heart diseases, diabetes, clotting disorders, adrenaline, or pituitary gland problem, as the dose needs to be adjusted in this case. If a person has diabetes then this medicine may affect their blood sugar levels and can worsen glycaemic control so it is advised to go for regular blood sugar checkups. Taking Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s on regular basis can reduce bone mineral density, particularly in post-menopausal women. Hence, it is best to talk to the doctor who might prescribe you the lowest dose possible for your bone health. Regular thyroid function tests are important while taking this medicine on an empty stomach after overnight (6-8 hrs) fasting. Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s is not allowed to use in persons with acute myocardial infarction and high blood pressure. Taking this medicine for a long duration may affect bone health leading to osteoporosis which can increase the risk of bone fractures. Hence, a person should consult with their doctor as their doctor may prescribe calcium or vitamin D supplements alongside Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s for improving bone health.
Drug-Drug Interaction: Certain medications can interact with Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s that includes anti-diabetic drug (metformin), neuro-related medicine (amphetamine), and acidity medicine (cimetidine, esomeprazole).
Drug-Food Interaction: Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s may interact with certain foods like soybean flour, cottonseed meal, walnuts, dietary fibre, calcium, and calcium-fortified juices.
Drug-Disease Interaction: Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s should not be used in conditions that include untreated or uncontrolled adrenal gland disorder, a thyroid disorder called thyrotoxicosis, or any recent or current symptoms of a heart attack.
A person should limit the consumption of alcohol along with Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s to avoid bothersome side-effects.
Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s is safe to use for a pregnant woman if suggested by the doctor. The need for Thyroxine may increase during pregnancy due to improved blood levels of estrogen (female sex hormone) hence, monitoring of thyroid function should be done regularly both throughout and after pregnancy. In this case, the thyroid hormone dose can be modified by your doctor.
Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s can only be given to nursing mothers if suggested by the doctor. However, even during high dose thyroxine therapy, the amount of Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s passing into the breast milk during lactation is very low and therefore harmless.
Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s works in a similar manner as natural hormone so it does not interfere with the ability to drive.
Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s works in the same way natural hormone of the body so it does not have any reported interaction hence, in case you experience any difficulty discuss with your doctor.
Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s works in the same way natural hormone of the body so it does not have any reported interaction hence, in case you experience any difficulty discuss with your doctor. However, patients with adrenal gland disorders should consult a doctor before its consumption.
Diet & Lifestyle Advise
- The thyroid gland requires iodine for making its hormone so one should include iodized table salt in their diet. However eating too much can also lead to hyperthyroidism, so take it at a limited level, not too much or not too low.
- A person should eat the right nutrients and a regular dose of Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s, which may be linked with hypothyroidism, eat a wide variety of vegetables in your diet.
- People dealing with hypothyroidism, usually notice the loss of calcium (hypocalcemia) and Vitamin D in their body so it is better to include calcium-enriched foods in your diet.
- Persons dealing with hypothyroidism usually have a slower metabolism so eating more amount of protein like eggs, milk, pulses, may help boost the metabolism.
- A person should engage in daily yoga and aerobics exercises that keep a person relaxed and boost their metabolism.
- Persons dealing with hypothyroidism should prefer to take more vegetables, fruits, and lean meats as these foods are low in calories and may help prevent weight gain.
- A person should not take Goitrogens (agents that interfere with the normal function of the thyroid gland) lie soy foods (tofu), cabbage, broccoli, kale, cauliflower, spinach, cassava, peaches, strawberries, millet, pine nuts, sweet potatoes, peanuts, etc.
- Regular thyroid function tests (T3, T4 and TSH) is required if you are taking Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s.
- Thyronorm 75 mcg Tablet 120’s is not indicated for the treatment of obesity or weight loss.