DRUG INFORMATION


 


       

Thyroxine

     










 

Pharmacokinetics

After oral
administration absorbed well & metabolized in liver.




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Indication
& Dosage





Oral

THROID DEFICIENCY STATES IN ALL AGES AND STATES INCLUDING PREGNANCY:

0.005-0.2mg/day

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Action

Thyroxine increases the basal metabolic rate(BMR) and the metabolism of
carbohydrates, fats and proteins. The hormone is particularyly important
for the development of the central nerovous system. Given in thyroid
deficiancy states, thyroxine reveses most of the changes caused by lack of
thyroid

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Adverse
Effect & Precautions




Palpitation,
osteoporosis, angina, tremors, thyrotoxicosis, allergic reaction,
headahce, tachycardia, diarrhoea, restlessness, sweating, loss of
wt. & muscle weakness.



Precaution: Coronary heart disease, ECG changes of myocardial
infarction. In patients with adrenal insufficiency, first
corticosteroid therapy should be given followed by thyroxine

Pregnancy: May be used if clearly indicated.

Breast Feeding: Use with caution.

Man: Use with caution.




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Brands available in market :
















ELTROXIN


Glaxo


TAB


100mcg


100


21.69


ROXIN


Cadila Healthcare


TAB


100mcg


100


11.05


TAB


100mcg


500


23.55


THYROX


Macleods


TAB


0.025mg


30


9.76


TAB


0.05mg


30


10.64


TAB


0.1mg


30


12.47


TAB


0.2mg


30


16.06






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DRUG INFORMATION
 

       
Thyroxine
     

 
Pharmacokinetics

After oral administration absorbed well & metabolized in liver.


Top

 

Indication & Dosage

Oral
THROID DEFICIENCY STATES IN ALL AGES AND STATES INCLUDING PREGNANCY:
0.005-0.2mg/day

Top

 

Action

Thyroxine increases the basal metabolic rate(BMR) and the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and proteins. The hormone is particularyly important for the development of the central nerovous system. Given in thyroid deficiancy states, thyroxine reveses most of the changes caused by lack of thyroid

Top

 

Adverse Effect & Precautions

Palpitation, osteoporosis, angina, tremors, thyrotoxicosis, allergic reaction, headahce, tachycardia, diarrhoea, restlessness, sweating, loss of wt. & muscle weakness.

Precaution: Coronary heart disease, ECG changes of myocardial infarction. In patients with adrenal insufficiency, first corticosteroid therapy should be given followed by thyroxine
Pregnancy: May be used if clearly indicated.
Breast Feeding: Use with caution.
Man: Use with caution.


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Brands available in market :

ELTROXIN

Glaxo

TAB

100mcg

100

21.69

ROXIN

Cadila Healthcare

TAB

100mcg

100

11.05

TAB

100mcg

500

23.55

THYROX

Macleods

TAB

0.025mg

30

9.76

TAB

0.05mg

30

10.64

TAB

0.1mg

30

12.47

TAB

0.2mg

30

16.06


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