英文药名: Eltroxin(Levothyroxine Tablets)
生产厂家: Glaxo Smith Kline
What are the most common problems for which Eltroxin/Levothyroxine is used?
Eltroxin/Levothyroxine is useful for the treatment of the thyroid cancer.
Eltroxin/Levothyroxine is more useful medicine for those people who suffered to enlarged thyroid glands known as goiter.
Eltroxin/Levothyroxine is used for the treatment of hypothyroidism, a disease that occurs when the thyroid gland is under active and unable to produce enough thyroxine hormones, which is takes role for controlling your metabolism. If you feel tiredness, muscle weakness, cramps, feeling the cold, a slow heart rate, dry and flaky skin, hair loss, a deep husky voice and weight gain may be you suffered symptoms of hypothyroidism.
Eltroxin/Levothyroxine is also used to treat children born with congenital hypothyroidism, those who develop hypothyroidism in the first year of life (neonatal) and children who have hypothyroidism as part of juvenile myxoedema, a condition in which your body unable to produce enough thyroxine hormones.
Eltroxin/Levothyroxine may also be used for relieve other conditions that determined by your doctor or consultant.
How does Eltroxin/Levothyroxine work?
Eltroxin/Levothyroxine contains the active ingredient thyroxine and belongs to a small group of medicines called thyroid hormones, commonly used for the treatment of the symptoms hypothyroidism. Eltroxin/Levothyroxine works by replacing the body's low levels of thyroxine. Thyroxine is one of the thyroid hormones produced by the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland produces and releases two hormones: thyroxine and liothyronine. In other areas of the body, thyroxine is converted to liothyronine, which is the more active form. These hormones are responsible for maintaining a normal rate of metabolism in the body. When the thyroid gland is unable to produce normal amounts of thyroxine, the level of thyroid hormones in the blood is decreased (hypothyroidism). Eltroxin/Levothyroxine acts in the body as a substitute for natural thyroid hormone. And work as a fuel some metabolic processes. This includes growth and development, and glucose, protein, and fat production in the body.
Is any prescription required to get Eltroxin/Levothyroxine?
Yes, prescription is necessary, one most not to use Eltroxin/Levothyroxine without prescription. Some times in such conditions Eltroxin/Levothyroxine is more harmful for health so, it is better to use Eltroxin/Levothyroxine under doctor's guidance or according to your medical consultant.
Dosages of Eltroxin/Levothyroxine?
Eltroxin/Levothyroxine Tablets always take under doctor's guidance. The recommended starting dosages of Eltroxin/Levothyroxine Tablets will be different for different patients and taken once daily per day. You continue to take it for as long as your doctor prescribes it. Anybody should take the recommended oral dosage of Eltroxin/Levothyroxine Tablets is taking an empty stomach with a full glass of water.
What is the minimum duration for which Eltroxin/Levothyroxine should be taken?
The duration of taking Eltroxin/Levothyroxine is not constant; it depends according to the problem. Your doctor or consultant can describe you better about the time period for which duration Eltroxin/Levothyroxine should be taken or until the medication is deemed effective. Your dose may need to be gradually decreased by your doctor.
Are there any side effects of Eltroxin/Levothyroxine?
Possible side effects that occur during the uses of Eltroxin/Levothyroxine:
If you have an allergy to Eltroxin/Levothyroxine Tablets or any other ingredients of this medicine, then should not be used.
If you have suffering to the problem of Diabetes, Eltroxin/Levothyroxine should not be used without consulting of doctor.
If you have suffering to the problem of Heart disease, Eltroxin/Levothyroxine should not be used without consulting of doctor.
If you have suffering to the problem of High blood pressure, Eltroxin/Levothyroxine should not be used without consulting of doctor.
If you have suffering to the problem of under active adrenal glands, Eltroxin/Levothyroxine should not be used without consulting of doctor.
If you have taking drugs for epilepsy, Eltroxin/Levothyroxine should not be used without consulting of doctor.
If you have taking Drugs for mental depression, Eltroxin/Levothyroxine should not be used without consulting of doctor.
If you have taking Drugs to relieve asthma attacks, Eltroxin/Levothyroxine should not be used without consulting of doctor.
If you have taking Drugs used for weight reduction, Eltroxin/Levothyroxine should not be used without consulting of doctor.
If you have suffering to pregnancy or plan to be pregnant, Eltroxin/Levothyroxine should not be used without consulting of doctor.
If you have suffering to breastfeeding, Eltroxin/Levothyroxine should not be used without consulting of doctor.
Under which storage conditions Eltroxin/Levothyroxine should be kept?
Eltroxin/Levothyroxine should be stored in cupboard at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Do not store Eltroxin/Levothyroxine Tablets in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink, or in other damp places. Keep always Eltroxin/Levothyroxine medicine out of the reach of children.
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