What is Thyroxine Sodium?
Thyroxine Sodium is used for Thyroid disorders, Goiter, Underactive thyroid, Thyroid cancer, Thyroid abnormalities, Diagnosis of thyroid cancer, Thyroid disease and other conditions. This salt may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Thyroxine Sodium Uses
Thyroxine Sodium is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Thyroid disorders
· Underactive thyroid
· Thyroid cancer
· Thyroid abnormalities
· Diagnosis of thyroid cancer
· Thyroid disease
Thyroxine Sodium - Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur in medicines that contain Thyroxine Sodium. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Sensitivity to heat
· Changes of mood
· Hair fall
· Mood changes
· Hair loss
Thyroxine Sodium Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Thyroxine Sodium improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
· Replacing thyroid hormone.
Thyroxine Sodium - Precautions & How to Use
Before using Thyroxine Sodium, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding