Synthroid is used for treating hyperthyroidism. It replicates the effect of the hormone produced by the thyroid gland.

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How it works

Synthroid mimics the effect of a hormone normally produced by the thyroid gland. It is useful in preventing goiter.

Guidelines for Usage

Follow the dosage instructions provided by your doctor or as mentioned in the instruction booklet/product label.

You may take it 30 minutes before a meal on an empty stomach with a full glass of water.

Take care that you swallow the tablet whole without breaking, crushing or chewing it unless you have been advised accordingly.

Doctors recommend that you swallow the whole tablet/capsules with a glass of water unless it is specified that it can be broken or chewed.

NOTE: Use only if prescribed to you and intended for your use. Do not share with others.

Missed Dose

It is common for people to forget their dosage times and miss doses.

Do not panic if you have missed a dose.

Instead, skip the missed dose and take your next dose at the scheduled time. Do not double up or take more than what the doctor has prescribed.

How do I store Synthroid

Synthroid The medicine label contains detailed instructions regarding safe storage of the medication. Most medicines are best stored at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Some medications may require to be refrigerated. Please check the product label.

Keep it away from the reach of children. Ensure that it is not exposed to direct sunlight or moisture.

Ask your pharmacist about safely disposing off medication that is past expiry date.
Safety Information/ Warning Precautions

Discuss your medical history with your healthcare provider before you start using any new medication.

Ensure that you mention the following:

• Any prior serious ailment, lifestyle disease or surgery
• All the prescription drugs, OTC health supplements, herbal supplements that you are using currently
• Your alcohol intake and whether you smoke or not
• Any history of a known allergic reaction to prescription drugs or food

Using Alcohol

The drug is known to cause drowsiness or dizziness. Your vision may be blurred and your judgement affected if you consume alcohol with this medication. So, avoid using alcohol while using the drug.

These effects may also get aggravated due to hot weather or fever or severe exercise. So, be cautious when you stand up after a long time from a sitting or lying position. If you feel giddy then lie down immediately and seek medical help.

To be avoided

You must avoid using Synthroid if it you are allergic to any ingredient in it or if you have a history of heart attack, chest pain (angina), adrenal gland problems, or elevated thyroid hormone levels that have not been treated.

Possible Drug & Food Interactions

Certain prescription drugs or health supplements or even food items are known to interact with the effects of medications.

Additional Information

If you are scheduled to undergo surgery or a lab test, the inform the doctor that you are using Synthroid.

Blood thinners must be used with caution while using Synthroid.


Synthroid must not be used in children as it is unsure whether Synthroid is safe in children. It is known to stun the height in growing children.

Important Information for Pregnant Women

The Drug is categorized under FDA pregnancy category A.

Discuss the potential risks with your healthcare provider before using the medication.

Certain medications may be found in breast milk so speak to your child’s doctor to rule out any possibilities of risk.
Side Effects

Report the following side effects to your doctor only if they become bothersome or do not stop on their ownallergic reaction:

• Hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

The following side effects require immediate medical attention. So report these to your doctor immediately.

• Headache; sleep problems (insomnia); nervous or irritable feeling; fever, hot flashes, sweating; changes in your menstrual periods; appetite changes, weight changes.
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