Synthroid (Levothyroxine) from Maple Leaf Medications.
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Scientific Name: levothyroxine sodium
Drug Class: thyroid hormones
Synthroid (levothyroxine) is an oral prescription drug indicated as replacement therapy for thyroidal, pituitary, and hypothalamic congenital or acquired hypothyroidism. It is also prescribed for pituitary thyrotropin suppression. It is given as an adjunct to surgery and radioiodine therapy to manage thyrotropin-dependent well-differentiated thyroid cancer.
This is not indicated to suppress benign thyroid nodules and nontoxic diffuse goiter among iodine-sufficient patients. It is also not indicated to treat hypothyroidism in the recovery phase of subacute thyroiditis.
Synthroid Dosage Forms
This is available in Synthroid 0.025 mg, 0.15 mg, 0.075 mg, 0.088 mg, 0.100 mg, 0.112 mg, 0.125 mg, 0.137 mg, 0.175 mg, 0.200 mg, 0.300 mg tablets.
Synthroid Mechanism of Action
This hormone’s main action focuses on controlling DNA transcription and protein synthesis. This is a synthetically prepared levo-isomer of thyroxine or T4, which acts as a replacement. It is responsible for increasing the metabolic rate and decreasing thyroid-stimulating hormone production.
How to Take Synthroid
Before taking this medication, it is necessary to read the information leaflet or medication guide given by a healthcare professional. You must not take any medication unless you have understood all the information regarding it. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for further medical advice or additional details.
The only way to take this pill is by mouth. This is usually prescribed once daily and should be taken on an empty stomach, not less than 30 minutes before breakfast. Swallow the tablet entirely. Cutting or crushing the medication is not recommended. Drink a full glass of water after.
Make a dosing schedule. Do not increase/decrease your Synthroid dosage, and do not take it more frequently than prescribed. Taking too much Synthroid can result in adverse effects similar to hyperthyroidism.
Synthroid Side Effects
Mild & Common Side Effects:
- Hair loss
- Hot flashes
- Weight loss or weight gain
Severe Side Effects:
- Sensitivity to heat
- Increased sweating
- Shortness of breath
- Bone pain
- Chest pain
- Irregular heartbeat
- Mental/mood changes
Note that this is not a full/complete list of the side effects of Synthroid.
If you have severe or persistent side effects, stop taking the drug and get medical advice from your doctor or another healthcare expert.
Warnings and Precautions
Do not take this hormone if you have a known allergy to levothyroxine or any inactive ingredients it contains. Be watchful for signs of serious allergic reactions, such as swelling of the face, skin rashes, swollen lymph nodes, severe dizziness, and trouble breathing. If this occurs, stop taking this drug and seek emergency medical help.
This medication may also be contraindicated for people with a history of heart disease, thyrotoxicosis, decreased adrenal gland function, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Due to possible drug interactions, you should also discuss all the prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, supplements, and herbal products you are taking.
Recent clinical trials show that this drug is safe and could be used during pregnancy. For nursing moms, this medication can pass into breast milk but is unlikely to cause harm to breastfed babies.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Synthroid used for?
Generally, this medication is used to treat underactive thyroid or hypothyroidism.
What must I do if I miss my Synthroid dose?
If you miss your dosage for the day, take it right away, except if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose.
How long should I use Synthroid?
This medication is meant for long-term use.
Can I drink coffee while taking Synthroid?
Yes, you may drink coffee while on Synthroid. However, because Synthroid and coffee may interact, you may drink a cup of coffee 60 minutes after taking this hormone.
Does Synthroid affect blood sugar levels?
This oral medication may cause your blood sugar to elevate, especially if you have diabetes. Have your blood sugar monitored while on this medication
Will Synthroid make me fat?
This hormone may cause weight changes.
Is Synthroid safe for children?
Yes, this hormone therapy is safe for children.
Does Synthroid contain gluten?
This medication is guaranteed gluten-free.
How much does Synthroid cost?
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Can I purchase Synthroid online?
Yes, provided that you have a valid prescription, you may purchase this thyroid medication from our online pharmacy.
0.300mg, 0.200mg, 0.175mg, 0.15mg, 0.125mg, 0.112mg, 0.100mg, 0.088mg, 0.075mg, 0.05mg, 0.025mg, 0.137mg
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