What is Thyrex?
Thyrex is a replacement for a hormone normally produced by the thyroid gland to regulate the body's energy and metabolism. It is given when the thyroid does not produce enough of this hormone on its own. Thyrex treats hypothyroidism. Thyrex is also used to treat or prevent goiter, which can be caused by hormone imbalances, radiation treatment, surgery, or cancer.
What are Therapeutic indications for Thyrex?
Hypothyroidism: Thyrex is indicated as a replacement therapy in primary (thyroidal), secondary (pituitary), and tertiary (hypothalamic) congenital or acquired hypothyroidism.
When is the best condition to take Thyrex: Before or after food?
Thyrex is best taken at Empty stomach. See the doctor for professional medical advice as regards the best time to take this medicine.
What are precautions shuld be taken taken while taking Thyrex?
Cardiac Adverse reactions in the elderly and in patients with underlying cardiovascular disease. over-treatment with levothyroxine may cause an increase in heart rate, cardiac wall thickness, and cardiac contractility and may precipitate angina or arrhythmias, particularly in patients with cardiovascular disease and in elderly patients.
What if overdose the Thyrex?
The signs and symptoms of overdosage are those of hyperthyroidism. In addition, confusion and disorientation may occur. Cerebral embolism, shock, coma, and death have been reported.