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What are the repercussions of the accidental ingestion of Thyronorm by a child?

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Dr. Sumanth Amperayani

Pediatrician, Pulmonology

Practicing since :2003

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Posted on Tue, 12 Feb 2019 in Child Health
Question: my nephew 3 year boy swallowed 125 mcg thyronorm .He chewed and swallowed what are the problems he have to face? he consumed 125 strength 3 tabs.

what steps we have to take and what all precautions we take in his case
Answered by Dr. Sumanth Amperayani 9 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Be on Lookout for increased heart rate and diarrhea.

Detailed Answer:


I understand your concern.

You need not panic or worry. This is not a life-threatening dose or toxic dose.

You should be on the lookout for faster heart rate, agitation, sleeplessness, diarrhea and vomiting.

If these develop I suggest you take opinion from his pediatrician.

Dr. Sumanth Amperayani, Pediatrician, Pulmonology
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