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  • Thyroid and Antithyroid Preparations
    6 Drugs classified under this therapeutic system


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    Eltroxin
    Perrigo
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    Eltroxin

    Thyroid Hormones. Levothyroxine Sodium 50 mcg, 100 mcg.
    TABS: 100. Initial: 50-100 μg dly, adjust
    by 50 μg at 4-6 wk intervals until
    normal metab. maintain. Pts > 50 yrs:
    Initial: Max 50 μg dly. Cardiac dis: 25 μg
    dly (as 50 μg on alternate days). See lit.
    Hypothyroidism, cretinism, juvenile
    myxoedema.
    C/I: Hypersens., thyrotoxicos.

    Euthyrox
    Merck
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    Euthyrox

    Thyroid Hormones. Levothyroxine Sodium 50 mcg, 100 mcg.
    SCORED TABS: 100 x 50 μg, 100 x 100 μg.
    Start with low dose, increase grad.
    every 2-4 wks until full replace. dose
    reached.
    Benign euthyroid goitre, prophylax.
    relapse aft. surgery for euthyroid goitre,
    hypothyroidism., supp. ther. thyroid
    cancer, during anti-thyroid drug tmt.,
    diagnost. use, See lit.
    C/I: Hypersens., untreated adrenal and/
    or pituitary insuffic., untreat.
    thyrotoxicos., pregn., acute MI, acute
    myocarditis, acute pancarditis, with
    antithyroid agent. See lit.

    Mercaptizol
    Taro
    RX
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    Mercaptizol

    Antithyroid Agent. Methimazole 20 mg.
    TABS: 20, 30. 2-3 tabs. dly. up to 5 tabs.
    dly. Maint: 1/4-1 tab. dly.
    Hyperthyroidism.
    C/I: Hypersens. lact.

    Propyl-Thiocil
    Teva
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    Propyl-Thiocil

    Antithyroid Agent. Propylthiouracil 50 mg.
    TABS: 30. Initial: 300 mg dly. in 3 equal
    doses every 8 hrs. Severe cases: 400
    mg dly. Maint: 100-150 mg dly. Child
    6-10 yrs: Initial: 150-350 mg dly. Maint:
    Accord. to pt. response.
    Hyperthyroidism, thyrotoxicosis.

    Synthroid
    Abbott
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    Synthroid

    Thyroid Hormones. Levothyroxine Sodium 50 mcg, 100 mcg.
    TABS: 90. The dose should be adjust.
    based on clinic. response & lab. paramet.
    Child: 0-3mths. 10-15 mcg/kg/d; 3-6 mths. 8-10 mcg/kg/d; 6-12 mths. 6-8 mcg/kg/d; 1-5 yrs. 5-6 mcg/kg/d; 6-12 yrs. 4-5 mcg/kg/d; over 12 yrs. but growth & puberty incomp. 1.7 mcg/kg/day based on clinic.response & lab.paramet.
    Growth & puberty complete 1.7 mcg/
    kg/d; Adult: 1.7 mcg/kg/d (100-125 mcg/d for a 70 kg adult).
    Hypothyroidism. Pituitary TSH Suppres.
    C/I: Hypersens., pts. with untreated
    subclin. or overt thyrotoxicosis of any
    etiology & pts. with acute MI., pts. with
    uncorrect. adren. insuf.


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