How It Works:
Eltroxin 75mcg tablet is similar in structure to the hormone naturally produced by the thyroid gland. It replaces or provides more thyroid hormone and relieves the symptoms like tiredness, weight gain and depression.
Vomiting, Nausea, Palpitations, Altered menstrual cycle, Altered behaviour, Mood changes, Anxiety, Diarrhoea, Hair loss, Headache, Hyperactivity, Increased appetite, Insomnia, Muscle weakness, Stomach cramp, Tachycardia, Heart beat irregular, Flushing, Warm sensation, Weight loss, Chills, Fever
Frequently Ask Questions:
Q. What is thyroxine?
Thyroxine is a hormone that is secreted by the follicular cells of thyroid gland
Q. Is it an amine/ peptide or steroid hormone?
Thyroxine is derived by iodination of tyrosine (amino acid) after biochemical synthesis. Thyroxine is neither a steroid nor amine nor peptide
Q. Is eltroxin/thyronorm/synthroid same?
Yes. Eltroxin, thyronorm and synthroid contain levothyroxine sodium as main ingredient
Q. Is eltroxin gluten free and still available?
Yes. Eltroxin is gluten free and available in India
Q. Is thyronorm better than eltroxin?
No. Both the drug contain same active ingredient i.e. levothyroxine sodium
Q. Is eltroxin used for hyperthyroidism?
No. It is not used for the treatment of hyperthyroidism. On the contrary, it is used for hypothyroidism
Q. Is eltroxin dangerous?
No. Eltroxin is not dangerous but check with your doctor, if you observe any symptoms of possible side effects
Q. Is thyronorm T3 or T4?
Thyronorm is a synthetic version of the thyroid gland hormone-Thyroxine (T4)
Q. Is thyroxine water soluble or hydrophobic?
Thyroxine is also insoluble in water (hydrophobic) and lipophilic in nature.