It may take a while for this medicine to work properly. Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to determine the effectiveness of this medicine and to make sure that you are on the right dose.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Eltroxin 50mcg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Eltroxin 50mcg Tablet is a synthetic version of a hormone produced by the thyroid gland. It works by replacing the thyroid hormones that your thyroid gland cannot produce in a sufficient quantity, and relieves the symptoms of hypothyroidism (tiredness, weight gain, and depression).
Consuming alcohol with Eltroxin 50mcg Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
Eltroxin 50mcg Tablet is safe to use during pregnancy. Most studies have shown low or no risk to the developing baby.
Eltroxin 50mcg Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Eltroxin 50mcg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Eltroxin 50mcg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Eltroxin 50mcg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Eltroxin 50mcg Tablet, 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.