Thyro-Tabs® are a thyroid supplement for managing cases of canine hypothyroidism where thyroid replacement therapy is indicated.
Product Description & Form
Thyro-Tabs® 0.1 mg Tablets 120 ct: 10 mm, yellow, oval tablet, scored in half, imprinted with 01;T4. (NDC 11789-0251-10)
Thyro-Tabs® 0.2 mg Tablets 120 ct: 10 mm, pink (light pink), oval tablet, scored in half, imprinted with 02;T4. (NDC 11789-0252-10)
Thyro-Tabs® 0.3 mg Tablets 120 ct: 10 mm, green, oval tablet, scored in half, imprinted with 03;T4. (NDC 11789-0253-10)
Thyro-Tabs® 0.4 mg Tablets 120 ct: 10 mm, pink (bright pink), oval tablet, scored in half, imprinted with 04;T4. (NDC 11789-0254-10)
Thyro-Tabs® 0.5 mg Tablets 120 ct: 10 mm, white, oval tablet, scored in half, imprinted with 05;T4. (NDC 11789-0255-10)
Thyro-Tabs® 0.6 mg Tablets 120 ct: 10 mm, purple (lavender), oval tablet, scored in half, imprinted with 06;T4. (NDC 11789-0256-10)
Thyro-Tabs® 0.7 mg Tablets 120 ct: 10 mm, orange (light orange), oval tablet, scored in half, imprinted with 07;T4. (NDC 11789-0257-10)
Thyro-Tabs® 0.8 mg Tablets 120 ct: 10 mm, blue (light blue), oval tablet, scored in half, imprinted with 08;T4. (NDC 11789-0258-10)
Thyro-Tabs® 1 mg Tablets 120 ct: 10 mm, brown (tan), oval tablet, scored in half, imprinted with 1;T4. (NDC 11789-0268-10)
- Used for thyroid replacement therapy in all conditions of inadequate production of thyroid hormones
Thyro-Tabs® should be given orally as directed by your veterinarian. Try to give this medication at about the same time each day. To minimize day-to-day variations in serum TT4 concentrations the dose should consistently be administer either with or without food.
Give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and continue with the regular schedule. Do not give 2 doses at once.
When administered at the appropriate dose, there should not be any adverse effects. The following side effects have been reported with use of levothyroxine: Pruritus, high or low serum thyroxine (T4) concentrations, tachypnea, weight loss, lethargy, anorexia, vomiting, polydipsia, alopecia, dermatitis, hyperactivity, diarrhea, and polyuria.
Allergic-type hypersensitivity reactions (including pruritus, hives, facial swelling, and dermatitis) have also been reported.
Other side effects may occur. If the pet experiences anything unusual, contact your veterinarian.
Drug & Food Interactions
The following drugs can potentially interact with levothyroxine: epinephrine, norepinephrine, warfarin, insulin, estrogens, digoxin, theophylline and ketamine. Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences any unusual reactions when different medications are given together.
Make sure to tell your veterinarian what other medication you are giving to your pet. Quite often your veterinarian may prescribe two different medications, and a drug interaction may be anticipated. In this case, your veterinarian may vary the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely.
Allergic reactions to medications may occur. Be sure to inform VetSource and your veterinarian if your pet has any known drug sensitivities or allergies. If your pet displays symptoms of an allergic reaction, call your veterinarian immediately or go to a veterinary emergency clinic. Symptoms may include but are not limited to: swollen lips, tongue, face, airways; difficulty breathing; agitation; profuse salivation; vomiting; widespread hives and itching.
If you are concerned that your pet has experienced an adverse reaction to this medication, please contact Vetsource customer service at 877-738-4443.
Store at 68°F to 77°F in controlled room temperature, excursions permitted between 59° to 86°F. Keep this medicine out of reach of children. Store in a childproof container. Store this medicine in a cool, dry place at room temperature. Store away from heat and direct sunlight. Do not store this medicine in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink or in damp places. The medicine may break down if exposed to heat or moisture.
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