Levothyroxine (THYDIN<sup>®</sup>)Levothyroxine (THYDIN<sup>®</sup>)

Levothyroxine (THYDIN®)

What is Thydin used for?

Thydin is a thyroid hormone used for the treatment of hypothyroidism.

How much and how often should Thydin be taken?

Initial daily dose of Thydin for hypothyroidism is 50-100 mcg, increased by increments of 25-50 mcg every 14 days to achieve a normal thyroid hormone level. Maintenance dose is 100-200 mcg/day. It should be taken as a single daily oral dose, 1-1.5 hours before breakfast and taken ≥4 hours apart from drugs known to interfere with its absorption.

What are the possible side effects of Thydin?

The side effects of Thydin are generally associated with excessive dosage to symptoms of hyperthyroidism. These include among others tachycardia, palpitations, nervousness, tremors, heat intolerance, sweating, menstrual irregularities, diarrhea, and vomiting.

What is the available pack size of Thydin?

Thydin is levothyroxine sodium available in the following dosage strengths – 12.5 mcg tablet, 25 mcg tablet, 50 mcg tablet, 100 mcg tablet and 150 mcg tablet. All dosage strengths are available in blister pack of 10’s in a box of 100’s.

FDA Registration number:

12.5 mcg: DRP-7790

25 mcg: DRP-7791

50 mcg: DRP-7792

100 mcg: DRP-7793

150 mcg: DRP-7794

12.5 mcg Php 6.00
25 mcg Php 6.00
50 mcg Php 7.00
100 mcg Php 12.00
150 mcg Php 18.00