Why has my veterinarian prescribed Soloxine® Tablets?
Levothyroxine is prescribed to treat low thyroid levels. This medication is part of the hormone group of medicines. It is often prescribed when the thyroid gland doesn’t produce enough thyroid hormone.
How do I give Soloxine® Tablets?
If I miss a dose, what do I do?
If you miss a dose, give it to your pet as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, then continue with the regular dosing schedule. Do not give your pet two doses at once.
How do I store Soloxine® Tablets?
Keep this medicine out of reach of children.
Store this medicine at room temperature in a dry, cool place. Keep this medicine away from heat and direct sunlight.
Do not store this medicine in damp places, in the bathroom, or near the kitchen sink. This medication can break down when exposed to moisture or heat.
Are there any side effects of Soloxine® Tablets?
When given the appropriate dose, your pet should not experience any adverse effects.
Contact your veterinarian if you notice the following symptoms: increased heart rate, excessive appetite, excitability, nervousness, or excessive panting.
Other side effects may occur. Contact your veterinarian if you notice anything unusual.
What about possible drug interactions?
Be sure to tell your veterinarian about any other medications or supplements you are giving to your pet.
It’s not uncommon for your veterinarian to prescribe two different medications, which may cause a drug interaction to occur. If this happens, your veterinarian may change the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely.
The following drugs may interact with Levothyroxine: epinephrine, norepinephrine, warfarin, insulin, estrogens, digoxin, and ketamine.
Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences any unusual reactions when different medications are given together.
You can find a Client Information Sheet which provides a summary of information about Soloxine Tablets for Pets by following the link below:
If you have questions or concerns about Soloxine Tablets, or conditions related to its use, contact your pet's veterinarian or pharmacist.
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You can find a package label which provides more detailed information on Soloxine's indications, forms of administration, and side effects, along with other clinical information, by following the link below:
Soloxin's package insert does not take the place of instructions from your veterinarian. Talk to your pet’s veterinarian or pharmacist if you do not understand the information provided in this document or if you have any questions about Soloxine levothyroxine tablets for hypothyroidism in Dogs.
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VetRxDirect's professional staff will provide answers to any relevant questions about this product. Specific questions related to dosages and recommendations are best answered by your pet's veterinarian.
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Please contact your doctor immediately. Any time medication is taken that is not prescribed for you can be dangerous. Your doctor will be able to advise you on the best course of action.
Yes, Soloxine is a prescription medication. We can obtain approval from your dog's veterinarian in a couple of different ways - once an order is placed, we can fax your veterinarian for approval and they can fax back with the doctor's signature and the directions for use (by far the most common and the fastest method), or once we fax the clinic can call and verbally approve a prescription (some clinics prefer this method). We can also accept prescriptions written by the veterinarian that you can then mail to us, with your current order number written on the outside of the envelope.