The levothyroxine tablet can dissolve very quickly and swell in the throat, possibly causing choking or gagging. Take this medicine on an empty stomach, 30 minutes before eating. L THYROXINE ROCHE is usually taken in the morning.Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you have heart disease, coronary artery disease, anemia (lack of red blood cells diabetes, problems with your pituitary or adrenal glands, or a history of blood clots.
It is important that you not miss any scheduled visits to your doctor. Tell any doctor or dentist who treats you that you are using L THYROXINE ROCHE. Store L THYROXINE ROCHE at room temperature away from moisture and heat.I really don't want to go back on Thyroxine, I certainly improved when I first started taking the drug, however later on I went down hill even though I was taking 175 regularly.
Generic Name: levothyroxine (LEE voe thye ROX een) What is L THYROXINE ROCHE? L THYROXINE ROCHE is a replacement for a hormone that is normally produced by your thyroid gland to regulate the body's energy and metabolism.My levels were all over the place TSH was low, T4 was going low too, GP thought maybe a pituitary problem. So I was finally referred to an endo consultant earlier this year, after two years of taking thyroxine.
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Tell your doctor if you become pregnant during treatment. You may need to increase your dose during pregnancy or if you plan to breast-feed. In most cases, you will need to take L THYROXINE ROCHE for the rest of your life.To be sure this medication is helping your condition, your blood will need to be tested on a regular basis. Your kidney or liver function may also need to be tested.
Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results from this medication. It is very important to take L THYROXINE ROCHE with a full glass (8 ounces) of water.You should not use this medication if you have had a heart attack, a thyroid disorder called thyrotoxicosis, or an adrenal gland problem that is not controlled by treatment. Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you have heart disease, coronary artery disease, anemia (lack of red blood cells diabetes, problems with your pituitary.
Taking levothyroxine over long periods of time may cause bone loss, which can lead to osteoporosis. Talk with your doctor about how this could affect you. How should I take L THYROXINE ROCHE?Levothyroxine is given when the thyroid does not produce enough of this hormone on its own. L THYROXINE ROCHE treats hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone). Levothyroxine is also used to treat or prevent goiter (enlarged thyroid gland which can be caused by hormone imbalances, radiation treatment, surgery, or cancer.
This list is not complete and there are many other drugs that can interact with L THYROXINE ROCHE. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors.Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose. What happens if I overdose? Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
The lowest T4 I've ever been, but both results were just within our local labs 'NORMAL ' level (which had been reduced from 11 to 7.5 for T4 probably due to funding and having a huge elderly population).I do believe that you can take Thyroxine and do all the alternative stuff. Ultimately for me, I would like to take animal thyroid if I can get hold of it, rather than a simulated hormone (sorry to all you vegetarians) but it's got to be better than taking something that is manufactured by a.
If you use any of the following drugs, use them at least 4 hours before or 4 hours after you take levothyroxine: calcium carbonate (Caltrate, Citracal, Oystercal, and others) ferrous sulfate iron supplement sucralfate (Carafate) sodium polystyrene sulfonate (Kayexalate, Kionex, and others) antacids that contain aluminum (Amphojel, Gaviscon, Maalox, Mylanta, Riopan, Rulox, Tums, and others.Hi all, I have read all the comments on this post and have something quite unusual to report. I understood from all the literature that I have read that I would be on thyroxine for life.
Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided by Cerner Multum, Inc. Multum is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive.What other drugs will affect L THYROXINE ROCHE? The following drugs may cause medical problems if you use them with L THYROXINE ROCHE : lithium, amiodarone, or antidepressants. Tell your doctor if you have recently received radiation therapy with iodine (such as I-131).
I wish everyone with this problem the very best of luck, take control don't leave it all to the Doctors! Binna 1 vote Report Share reply to Binna.I don't think there is any real answer to a thyroid problem. My advice would be to look at your family ancestry and try to eat in the way they would have done many years ago.
This means that it is safe to use while you are pregnant. It is also safe to use while you are breast-feeding a baby. This drug does pass into breast milk, but it is not expected to be harmful to a nursing infant.Different brands of levothyroxine may not work the same. If you get a prescription refill and your new pills look different, talk with your pharmacist or doctor. Avoid the following food products, which can make your body absorb less L THYROXINE ROCHE : infant soy formula, cotton seed meal, walnuts, and high-fiber foods.
If you use insulin or take diabetes medicine by mouth, ask your doctor if your dose needs to be changed when you start using L THYROXINE ROCHE. L THYROXINE ROCHE is in the FDA pregnancy category A.Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects: headache sleep problems (insomnia) nervous or irritable feeling fever, hot flashes, sweating changes in your menstrual periods appetite changes, weight changes; Less serious side effects may include mild hair loss.
Where can I get more information? Your pharmacist can provide more information about L THYROXINE ROCHE. Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.Do not stop taking this medication suddenly. Even if you feel well, you may still need to take this medicine every day for the rest of your life to replace the thyroid hormone your body cannot produce.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.Since thyroid hormone occurs naturally in the body, almost anyone can take L THYROXINE ROCHE. You should not use this medication if you have had a heart attack, a thyroid disorder called thyrotoxicosis, or an adrenal gland problem that is not controlled by treatment.
Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor. Certain medicines can be continued, but they may make L THYROXINE ROCHE less effective if taken at the same time.If you get a prescription refill and your new pills look different, talk with your pharmacist or doctor. It may take several weeks before your body starts to respond to this medication.