Thyronorm is a hormonal tablet, which is used to treat hypothyroidism. This tablet contains the hormone thyroxine, which is normally secreted by the thyroid gland. The side effects of Thyronorm are anxiety, weight loss, vomiting, diarrhea, and excessive sweating.

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Is it acceptable for my wife to take thyroid medicines during pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor,My wife is five months pregnant. We had done a TSH level test in the second month. It showed 8.8. Then the gynecologist put her on 50 mcg Thyronorm tablets. Yesterday we went for a check-up. She ordered a thyroid profile test as well as a TIFFA scan. Is there any problem? I am uploa...  Read Full »

Dr. Swaraj Waddankeri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen her reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The medicines were required and hence she was started on those. That was the right thing to do. Continue to take the same dose. Repeat the TSH (thyroid stimulating hormones) and FT4 after a mont...  Read Full »

I have constipation and gas problems after stopping the tablet Thyronorm. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,I am in my mid-thirties. I got my thyroid levels tested, T3 and T4 levels were normal but my TSH level was low. I have also been taking the tablet Thyronorm 75 mg for the past four months but now my doctor told me not to take any medicine related to thyroid functioning.I am having constipa...  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello,Welcome to have read your concern in detail and I will surely help you out.I would like to disagree with your doctor. Immediately stopping thyroid medications can cause your symptoms to come back. and you have begun to experience the same that is constipation.I will suggest you d...  Read Full »

I have been diagnosed with an elevated level of thyroid hormone. Can COVID-19 be a reason?

Query: Hello doctor,I am sharing my reports of TSH and sugar levels with you. The reports were normal four months back. But after four months, the reports shows elevated TSH and blood sugar level. Now I am having tablet Thyronorm, will it be normal again? Can it be due to Covid? But I did not have any symp...  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello,Welcome to have read your concern in detail and will surely help you out. Your sugar levels are normal. So no need to worry about that. But your TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) is high indicating you have developed hypothyroidism. It can be well controlled with tablet Thyronor...  Read Full »

My TSH level is 2.86 mIU/L. What medicine dosage should I continue to maintain this TSH level?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 63-year-old male. I had been taking Thyronorm 100 mcg for three months. My level of TSH was 0.02 mIU/L. Then I changed my medication to Thyronorm 50 mcg. My current medication is tablet Gluconorm-G 1, two tablets daily. Currently, my TSH level is 2.86 mIU/L. Kindly suggest me th...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I suggest you to reduce the dose of tablet Thyronorm (Thyroxine) to 75 mcg. Take 25 gms of coriander leaves juice daily in the morning on empty stomach. Do relaxation exercises, and go for walks regularly.  Read Full »

Is hypothyroidism totally curable with medicines and how long do I need to take medicines?

Query: Hello Doctor, I am 30 years old. My TSH level is 36.5. Is hypothyroidism totally curable with medicines and how long do I need to take medicines?  Read Full »

Dr. Divakara P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Hypothyroidism is not totally curable. You may have to take medicines for your lifetime. If you have not yet started medicines, I advise you start taking tablet Thyronorm 75mcg daily morning in empty stomach. Repeat TSH after 2 months and revert back with the repor...  Read Full »

I am suffering from hypothyroidism and taking eltroxin and thyronorm. But cholesterol is raising. What to do?

Query: Hello, I am suffering from hypothyroidism and taking eltroxin and thyronorm. But cholesterol level is raising. What to do? Age - 46 years, female. Height-160cm. Weight - 58kg  Read Full »

Dr. Sukhvinder Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to may increase on its own or the increase may be secondary to hypothyroidism. A secondary raise will settle down after 8-12 weeks of optimal control of thyroid status. Otherwise it will require consideration for medication. Till that time please eat diet low in...  Read Full »

Kindly review my report and help me know the required dosage of tablet Thyronorm for my hypothyroidism.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 31-year-old female. I have hypothyroidism, and I have been using Thyronorm 50 mcg for one year. I have attached my latest reports. My question is can I continue the same dosage? Also, please recommend necessary supplements and food suggestions regarding the vitamin results in the re...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I saw the report which you have attached (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). Both total and free T3 (triiodothyronine) and T4 (thyroxine) values are within the range. TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) is mildly elevated from the uppe...  Read Full »

How should be the dosage of Thyronorm changed for kids?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 12-Year-old of weight, 33 kg, and her height is 146 cm. She is suffering from thyroid for the last two years. She has daily taken Thyronorm 25 mcg, but as per the latest report, her TSH level increased (5.99). Her TSH was 4.82 six months back. Please suggest medicine.  Read Full »

Dr. Thiyagarajan. T

Answer: Hi, Welcome to What was her initial TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone)? Does she take medicine without missing any dose on an empty stomach? No drinks or food or any other medications for at least one hour after Thyronorm (Thyroxine)? Does she have any symptoms now? For now, I suggest ...  Read Full »

Does TSH value change after thyroid surgery?

Query: Hello doctor,I underwent surgery on my thyroid glands five years back and taking tablet Thyronorm 100 mcg regularly. When I did a thyroid function test, and my TSH values are high. I had the same issue 18 months back.Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Thiyagarajan. T

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I suggest taking tablet Thyronorm (Thyroxine) 112 mcg daily (You can take it as 100 mcg + 12.5 mcg). Repeat TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) and FT4 (free thyroxine) after six weeks. I would like to know a few things: 1) Do you take the tablet daily without failing i...  Read Full »

Why is there weight gain and tiredness in hypothyroidism even after taking Thyronorm?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been taking thyroid medicine (Thyronorm) for over a year now. First, I use to take Thyronorm 25, and now I am taking Thyronorm 50. I cannot see any visible changes. I get tired easily, and I have gained too much weight. I have attached my reports for your reference. Kindly help me...  Read Full »

Dr. Pawar Satyajit Jalinder

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your query and have looked at the reports you have provided (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). As seen in reports, your TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) level is 12, any level more than 10, and the presence of symptoms is ...  Read Full »

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