I started this medication last fall for an underactive thyroid. Since then I've been packing on the pounds even while watching every bite I take and excercising regularly.
- Levothyroxine Information for Consumers
- Levothyroxine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Levothyroxine (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
... thyroid symptoms and my blood work was within normal range. Over the past several months I have gained 20 lbs. rather quickly, hair is falling ...
4 answers • 16 Jun 2011
I am a 28 year old female who was recently diagnosed with underactive thyroid. My tsh level was 9.75
... and I was immediately put on 50mcg of levothyroxine about 4 weeks ago. IMO symptoms before starting medication was extreme tiredness, depression, ...
12 answers • 22 Sep 2012
I have not been put on any medication yet (I am going at the end of this week for that), but I have not been able to loose weight for months. I am ...
5 answers • 8 Apr 2013
I have been diagnosed with underactive thyroid for the last twelve months and have been prescribed 50mg Oroxine (levothyroxine) by my Doctor. I have ...
2 answers • 23 Jul 2013
Take 75 MCG, exercise daily, eat well
2 answers • 21 Aug 2013