Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet 100s

Introduction to Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet 100s

Anti-Thyrox 20 Tablet may be used alone or in combination with other medicines. It can be taken with or without food. It should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Your doctor will decide the dose and how often you should take them. You should take this medicine regularly to get the most benefit from it. Do not stop taking the medicine even if you feel better unless the doctor tells you so.

Taking this medicine may cause some common side effects such as nausea, headache, joint pain, gastrointestinal disturbances, skin rashes, and itching. Let your doctor know if any of these do not go away with time or worse.

Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any problems with your liver or kidneys. You should also tell your doctor all the other medications you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors before using the medicine.

How Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet 100s Works?

Anti-Thyrox 20 Tablet is an anti-thyroid medication. It works by reducing the amount of thyroid hormones produced by the thyroid gland.

How To Use Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet 100s

  • Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Anti-Thyrox 20 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

Benefits Of Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet 100s

  • Anti-Thyrox 20 Tablet reduces the amount of thyroid hormone in your body and also helps relieve the symptoms of hyperthyroidism. These include palpitations, feeling anxious, sweaty or shaky, and being intolerant to heat. This will help you have a better quality of life. Keep taking it as advised by the doctor to get maximum benefit.

Side Effects Of Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet 100s

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Joint pain
  • Gastrointestinal disturbance
  • Skin rash
  • Itching
  • Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)

FAQS

Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet 100s

Q. Can Anti-Thyrox cause hair loss?

Anti-Thyrox may cause hair loss but not in everyone. It has been seen that on discontinuing Anti-Thyrox or replacing Anti-Thyrox with another medicine, there is improvement and hair loss reverses.

Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet 100s

Q. Can I just stop taking Anti-Thyrox?

No, you should not stop taking Anti-Thyrox even if you start feeling better. You may have to take it for several months depending on your investigations. The duration of the treatment will continue till the thyroid hormone levels return to normal. This duration may vary from six months to 18 months. Your doctor will decide when the treatment should be stopped.

Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet 100s

Q. How long does Anti-Thyrox take to work?

You may start feeling better within 1-3 weeks of starting Anti-Thyrox. However, it usually takes 4-8 weeks to see the full benefits of the treatment.

Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet 100s

Q. My sister is taking Anti-Thyrox for overactive thyroid gland. She frequently gets sore throat and stops and restarts the treatment again and again. Is there any risk if she continues to take Anti-Thyrox when she has sore throat?

Very rarely, Anti-Thyrox interferes with the bone marrow and causes a drastic drop in white blood cells. These white blood cells are a part of the bodys defense against bacterial infections, such as sore throats. So, a sore throat can sometimes be the first clue that Anti-Thyrox is affecting the bone marrow. Your sister should contact her doctor and get a blood test. If blood test shows her white blood cell count to be normal, then she can continue Anti-Thyrox. If not, she should stop the treatment after consulting the doctor.

Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet 100s

Q. If I am planning my pregnancy, can I continue taking Anti-Thyrox?

No, it is advisable not to take Anti-Thyrox during pregnancy as it may cause abnormalities in your baby. You should consult your doctor because if your thyroid hormone levels are not controlled, chances of birth defects in your baby are much more. In case Anti-Thyrox is the only option for you, your doctor will prescribe the lowest possible dose, which will be regulated according to your condition. You can stop it 3-4 weeks before delivery to reduce chances of complications in your baby.

Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet 100s

Q. Even if my liver is normal, can Anti-Thyrox cause any liver problems?

Yes, Anti-Thyrox may cause liver problems, though not in everyone. A very common side effect of Anti-Thyrox can be yellowing of skin and eyes (jaundice). It may also cause abnormal liver function tests, hepatitis, etc. If you notice jaundice, you should discontinue Anti-Thyrox and seek immediate medical advice.

Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet 100s

Q. Who should not take Anti-Thyrox?

You should not take Anti-Thyrox if you have serious liver disorder or serious blood disorder. You should also avoid taking this medicine if you are pregnant or are allergic to Anti-Thyrox or any of the ingredients present in it Anti-Thyrox.

Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet 100s

Q. How does Anti-Thyrox affect children?

The effectiveness and side effects of Anti-Thyrox in children are more or less the same as in adults. Anti-Thyrox should not be used in children less than 2 years of age.

Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet 100s

Q. I have been taking warfarin, so will it have any effect on Anti-Thyrox therapy?

If you have started taking Anti-Thyrox, the dose of warfarin may need adjustment. You should consult your doctor and get your bleeding time checked so that the dose can be adjusted according to the results of the investigations.

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Safety Advice For Anti-Thyrox 20mg Tablet 100s

check for risk indication explain below.

  • High risk
  • Moderate risk
  • Safe

Alcohol

It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Anti-Thyrox 20 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

Anti-Thyrox 20 Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.

Breast feeding

Anti-Thyrox 20 Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.

Driving

Anti-Thyrox 20 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

There is limited information available on the use of Anti-Thyrox 20 Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

Anti-Thyrox 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Anti-Thyrox 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.<BR>Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine. Use of Anti-Thyrox 20 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alcohol

It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Anti-Thyrox 20 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

Anti-Thyrox 20 Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.

Breast feeding

Anti-Thyrox 20 Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.

Driving

Anti-Thyrox 20 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

There is limited information available on the use of Anti-Thyrox 20 Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

Anti-Thyrox 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Anti-Thyrox 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.<BR>Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine. Use of Anti-Thyrox 20 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.