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Apex Thyroxine Oral (Thyroxine Sodium 1mg/ml) 50ml


Apex Thyroxine Oral (Thyroxine Sodium 1mg/ml) 50ml

Apex Thyroxine Oral 1mg/ml

 

Product Name
Apex Thyroxine Oral (Thyroxine Sodium 1mg/ml) 50ml
Active Ingredient
Thyroxine Sodium
Manufacturer
Apex Labs
Product Type
Thyroid hormone
Product expiry date we are currently shipping
May 2021

Apex Thyroxine Oral contains thyroxine sodium, which is used to treat hypothyroidism, a deficiency in thyroid hormone, in dogs.

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Apex Thyroxine Oral (Thyroxine Sodium) 1mg/ml 50ml 1 Pack
$0.93 per mL
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$46.50 (USD) 
$46.50 (USD) 
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$0.82 per mL
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$82.00 (USD) 
$82.00 (USD) 
Apex Thyroxine Oral (Thyroxine Sodium) 1mg/ml 50ml 3 Packs
$0.76 per mL
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$114.00 (USD) 
$114.00 (USD) 

Apex Thyroxine general information

What is Apex Thyroxine used for?

Apex Thyroxine Oral 1mg/mL is used to treat hypothyroidism in dogs, a condition in which the thyroid gland does not make enough thyroid hormone needed to regulate growth and metabolism, and in dogs is usually due to atrophy of the thyroid gland.  Hypothyroidism in dogs usually occurs in older dogs or younger dogs of larger breeds; also neutered dogs.  Symptoms of hypothyroidism in dogs includes loss or thinning of the fur, dull hair coat, increase shedding of hair, weight gain, lethargy, reduced activity, increased sleeping and reduced ability to tolerate the cold.  Other symptoms include thickening of the skin, increase susceptibility to skin infections and drooping face muscles.  Apex Thyroxine Oral is a hormone replacement therapy for dogs that will restore your dog’s hair coat, improve your dog’s skin condition, and help restore your dog’s energy, weight, strength and general wellness. 

How does Apex Thyroxine work?

Apex Thyroxine Oral 1mg/mL contains thyroxine that is identical to the naturally occurring thyroid hormone thyroxine or T4, produced by the thyroid gland.  Thyroxine (T4) in Apex Thyroxine liquid is converted to the more active form of thyroid hormone (T3) which interacts with a specific receptor inside cells to stimulate proteins needed to manage and regulate a variety of processes including how your dog’s body regulates temperature, metabolises nutrients and controls growth and development.  The overall effect of thyroxine is to Increase rate of metabolism.  Thyroxine in Apex Thyroxine Oral also regulates the production of another hormone called thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) which in turn controls how much thyroxine is produced.  Thyroxine in Apex Thyroxine liquid regulate TSH production in the same way and therefore, substitutes for a lack of endogenous thyroxine produced by the thyroid gland.  

What does Apex Thyroxine contain?

Apex Thyroxine Oral contains the active ingredient thyroxine sodium (1mg/mL), which is used to treat hypothyroidism, a deficiency in thyroid hormone, in dogs.

Treating hypothyroidism in dogs with Apex Thyroxine

Apex Thyroxine Oral contains thyroid hormone (thyroxine) 1mg/mL, which is used to treat hypothyroidism dogs, a condition in which the thyroid gland does not make enough thyroid hormone needed to regulate growth and metabolism, and in dogs is usually due to atrophy of the thyroid gland.  Symptoms include loss or thinning of the fur, dull hair coat, increase shedding of hair, weight gain, lethargy, reduced activity, increased sleeping and reduced ability to tolerate the cold, thickening of the skin, increase susceptibility to skin infections and drooping face muscles.  Thyroxine in Apex Thyroxine Oral interacts with a specific receptor inside cells to stimulate proteins needed to manage and regulate a variety of processes including how your dog’s body regulates temperature, metabolises nutrients and controls growth and development.  The overall effect of thyroxine is to increase the rate of metabolism.  Apex Thyroxine Oral is a hormone replacement therapy for dogs that will restore your dog’s hair coat, improve your dog’s skin condition, and help restore your dog’s energy, weight, strength and general wellness.  

What are the side effects of Apex Thyroxine?

The most commonly reported side effects when your dog is taking Apex Thyroxine Oral include polydipsia (increased thirst), polyuria (increased urination), polyphagia (increased hunger), reduced heat tolerance and hyperactivity or personality change.

When should Apex Thyroxine not be used?

You should not give Apex Thyroxine Oral if your dog:

  • is allergic to thyroxine or any ingredients in Apex Thyroxine
  • is pregnant or lactating, without discussion with your veterinary professional
  • has thyrotoxicosis (hyperthyroidism)
  • has acute myocardial infarction
  • has heart disease, hypertension as an increased metabolic rate due to Apex Thyroxine might cause serious problems
  • has uncorrected adrenal insufficiency
  • is taking medicines that interact with Apex Thyroxine including digoxin for heart failure, insulin for diabetes, oral anticoagulants, antacids, without discussion with your veterinary professional

How should Apex Thyroxine be given?

You should give your dog Apex Thyroxine Oral twice daily 2-3 hours before a meal, at the same times each day.  The dose given should be 0.02mg/kg (0.04mg/lb) body weight, which is equivalent to 0.2mL/kg or lb body weight Apex Thyroxine Oral.  The dose may be adjusted by your veterinarian depending on your dog’s thyroxine blood levels.  To administer Apex Thyroxine Oral to your dog, use the syringe provided to measure the correct amount and drop the solution into your dog’s mouth.  You can also add Apex Thyroxine Oral to your dog’s food, but this will reduce its absorption and you may need to adjust the dose, depending on the recommendation of your veterinarian.  The effects of Apex Thyroxine Oral should be seen within 6 weeks and you should continue to give Apex Thyroxine Oral for as long as recommended by your veterinarian, which may be long term.

How long should you give Apex Thyroxine?

You should continue to give Apex Thyroxine Oral for as long as recommended by your veterinarian, which may be long term.

Missed dose of Apex Thyroxine

If you miss a dose of Apex Thyroxine Oral give it as soon as you remember, unless it is time to give the next dose, then skip the missed dose.  Do not give a double dose.

How should Apex Thyroxine be stored?

You should store your Apex Thyroxine upright in the refrigerator between 2-8°C but do not freeze; protect from light. 

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