Euthyrox

Euthyrox

levothyroxine sodium

Manufacturer:

PT. Merck Tbk
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Levothyroxine Na
Indications/Uses
Dosage/Direction for Use
Euthyroid goitre Adult 75-200 mcg. Adolescent 50-150 mcg. Relapse prophylaxis after strumectomy 75-200 mcg. Hypothyroidism Adult Initially 25-50 mcg, may be increased by 25-50 mcg at 2-4 wkly intervals. Maintenance: 125-250 mcg. Childn Initially 12.5-50 mcg. Maintenance: 100-150 mcg/m2. Concomitant therapy w/ antithyroid 50-100 mcg. After total thyroidectomy 150-300 mcg. Thyroid suppression test 200 mcg. All doses are to be taken once daily.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take at least 30 min before breakfast.
Contraindications
Hyperthyroidism of any origin except as concomitant therapy in treating hyperthyroidism w/ antithyroid drugs after achieving normal function. Thyrotoxicosis, acute MI, uncorrected adrenal insufficiency.
Special Precautions
CHD, heart failure or arrhythmias; severe or long-standing hypothyroidism. Endocrine diseases eg, DM, diabetes insipidus or adrenal cortical insufficiency; myxedema coma. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Finger tremor, palpitation, arrhythmias, excessive sweating, diarrhoea, wt loss, sleeplessness, restlessness.
Drug Interactions
Coumarin derivatives, hypoglycaemics; colestyramine; phenytoin (IV). Salicylates, dicoumarol, furosemide (high dose), clofibrate.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
H03AA01 - levothyroxine sodium ; Belongs to the class of thyroid hormones.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Euthyrox tab 100 mcg
Packing/Price
100's (Rp169,400/pak)
Form
Euthyrox tab 50 mcg
Packing/Price
100's (Rp95,348/pak)
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