ELTROXIN T4 USAGE
Eltroxin (T4) is an oral drug containing Levothyroxine Sodium which is a synthetic version of one of the two hormones made by the thyroid gland, triiodothyronine. It is one the most potent form of thyroid hormone and it acts on the body to increase the basal metabolic rate and effect protein synthesis. It is for this reason that thyroid hormones are particularly popular during the pre-contest dieting phase for those involved in competitive bodybuilding. Since many bodybuilders now use growth hormone during contest dieting, the use of Eltroxin became crucial for athletes to maintain their good shape.
ELTROXIN T4 DOSAGE
It is recommended to take Eltroxin on an empty stomach, half hour prior to food intake. It should also be taken with a full glass of water since the pill can dissolve very quickly and swell in the throat causing choking. Morning administration is preferred and tolerance is required since it may take several weeks to gain a clear response. The usual cycle of Eltroxin should not last longer than 5 weeks and the average dosage is about 25 mcgs per day with an increase by about one tab or 25 mcgs per day every 5-6 days.
ELTROXIN T4 EFFECTS
The drug can be used in combination during anabolic steroids cycle, when bodybuilders are on special diet. The main side effects of Eltroxin are: headaches, upset stomach, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps, nervousness, irritability, insomnia, excessive sweating, fever, changes in menstrual cycle in women and sensitivity to heat.