January 26, 2023

Levothyroxine: Side Effects, Dosage & Uses

Hello guys and welcome in this video in this video i’m going to be so glad to share with you guys the uses and the side effect and overdose and a lot of information about levothyroxine so before starting this video please hit the like button below and subscribe into my channel so you will see a lot of information about a lot of medicines so please subscribe

And hit the like button below so let’s start so let’s start by the uses so levothyroxine is used to treat an interactive thyroid gland hypothyroidism it replaces or provide more thyroid hormone which is normally produced by the thyroid gland low thyroid hormone levels can occur naturally or when the thyroid gland is injured by radiation medication or removed by

Surgery having enough thyroid hormone is important for normal mental and also the physical activity in children having enough thyroid hormones is important for normal mental and physical development this medication is also used to treat other type of thyroid disorders such as certain type of gestures thyroid cancer this medication shall not be used to treat and

For fertility unless it is caused by law theory hormone levels so how to use levothyroxine solution read the patient information leaflet in instructions for use if available from your pharmacist before you start taking level thyroxine and each time you’ll get a refill if you have any question ask your doctor or pharmacist take this medication by month as directed

By your doctor usually once daily on an empty stomach 30 minutes to 1 hour before breakfast this medication might be taken by first mixing it in water or it might be taken directly without water to take it by mixing in water open the apple as directed then turn the lamppole upside down and slowly squeeze the soft middle part of the apple to empty the contents

Into a glass or cup of water release pressure and wait a few seconds repeat squeezing and releasing the apple at least five times until no more liquid comes out of the apple stir the solution and drink all of the liquid right away rinse the glass or cup with more water and drink to make sure you have taken all the medicine the notch paper or a supply ahead of time

To take this medication directly slowly squeeze the soft middle part of the open apple to empty the contents into the mouth or onto a spoon release pressure and wait a few seconds repeat squeezing and releasing the ample at least five times until no more like it comes out of the apple take all the liquid right away the dosage is based on your age wait medical

Condition in response to treatment use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it to help you remember take it at the same time each day do not stop taking this medication without consulting your doctor theory replacement treatment is usually taken for life there are different brands of liberal thyroxine available do not change brand without

First consulting your doctor or pharmacist certain medications as as closer i mean colistiple and a lot of medication can decrease the amount of thyroid hormone that is absorbed by your body if you are taking any of these drugs separate them from this medication by at least four hours symptoms of low terrain hormone level incredibles muscle ashes constipation

Dry skin weight gain slow heart beat or sensitivity to cold tell your doctor if your condition does not get better or if it get worse after several weeks of taking this medication let’s talk now about the side effects so hair loss may occur during the first few months of treatment this effect is usually temporary as your body adjusts to this medication in this

Effect last or get worse tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly remember that your doctor has prescribed this this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects many people using this medication do not have serious side effects kill your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects including

Increased sweating sensitivity to heat mental mode changes such as near vastness mood swings tiredness diarrhea shaking trimmer headache shortness of breath bone pain easily broken bones medical help right away if you have any very serious side effects including chest pain fast pounding irregular head beats swinging hands ankles feet and scissors a very serious

Allergic reaction to this strike is rare however get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction including rush itching swelling especially of the face tongue throat severe dizziness trouble breathing this is not completeness of possible side effects if you need this other effect notice in this video contact your doctor or

Pharmacist let’s talk now about overdose if someone has overdose and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing call 911 otherwise call a prison control center right away notes do not share this medication with others lab and or medical testosterone function should be done while you are taking this medication keep all medical in lab appointment

So and about the missed dose if you miss a dose take it as soon as you remember if it is near time for the next dose skip the missed dose like your next toes at the regular time do not double the dose to catch up unless your doctor tells you to do so call your doctor if you miss two or more doses in ro ask your doctor ahead of time what to do about mr dose and

Follow your doctor’s specific direction this is was the video guys don’t forget to subscribe and hit the like button thank you very much

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Levothyroxine: Side Effects, Dosage & Uses By Health First