Thyronorm 12.5 mcg Tablet is a medicine used to treat an underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism). It replaces the hormone which is not being produced by your thyroid gland in sufficient quantity and helps regulate your body’s energy and metabolism.
- Thyroxine Sodium IP…………….. 12.5 mcg
- Excipients…………… q.s.
Colour: Sunset Yellow FCF
Dosage: As directed by the Physician.
- Store in cool place. Protect from light.
- Replace the tightly after use.
- Keep away from children.
Marketed by: Abbott India Limited, India.
Manufactured by: Acme Generics LLP, India.
Thyroxine also known as L-thyroxine, is a manufactured form of the thyroid hormone thyroxine. It is used to treat thyroid hormone deficiency, including Hashimoto’s disease and a severe form known as myxedema coma. It may also be used to treat and prevent certain types of thyroid tumors.
Thyronorm 12.5 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 12.5 mcg Tablet 120’s helps to replace missing thyroid hormone for proper digestion, muscle functioning, brain development, and maintenance of bones.
The most common side effects of this medicine are caused by taking a higher dose than you need. Possible side effects include palpitations (irregular heartbeat), vomiting, anxiety, diarrhea, weight loss, nervousness, or restlessness. Most side effects will disappear once you are on the right dose. Call your doctor straight away if you have a very high temperature, fast or irregular heart rate, low blood pressure, yellowness in the eye/skin, confusion, or fits.
Thyronorm 12.5 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 12.5 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.