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I am taking Levothyroxine to loose weight I do not have a thyroid problem what are some of the?

health risk or problems i can encounter using this drug to loose weight

Posted 27 Nov 2012 13 answers

On levothyroxine, do you also have to wait for morning coffee?

My doc said to wait at least 30 mins after the morning pill before the morning coffee (and foods). I have 2 other relatives on thyroid meds and this is not necessary for THEM to do... I am wondering ...

Posted 1 May 2010 7 answers

My doctor recently increased my daily dosage of Levothyroxine from 75mg to 100mg. At night my heart?

... seems to beat much faster, keeping me awake. Should I stay on 100mg or reduce it to 75mg again? It is really beginning to worry me and I fear I may have a heart attack.

Posted 4 Aug 2012 5 answers

Levothyroxine side effects?

My tsh came back as borderline hypothyroid (something around 5.0 or so). I was prescribed 25 mcg of Levothyroxine. After a couple subsequent tests, it was still borderline and then I was prescribed ...

Posted 21 Jun 2012 5 answers

What happens if I don't take my ~Levothyroxine 125 mg regularly?

I sometimes end up taking my medicine every other day or sometimes miss a couple of days at a time. I don't sleep on a regular schedule. I'm on several different medications. I have ...

Posted 19 Aug 2010 2 answers

Side Effect - levothyroxine has it been known to cause severe anxiety attacks?

just been taking 50mg for 15 days now and these attacks are frightening have spoken to my doc who says that is not this drug causing these attacks

Posted 26 Jan 2013 7 answers

Hashimoto's disease - I am in tears! I was diagnosed with Hashimotos 4-5 years ago. I have been?

... feeling terrible the past 6-12 months with the normal syptoms that go along with hypothyroidism/hasimotos. My TSH level is 1.4 I take .100MG Levothyroxine. I just got back from the ...

Posted 1 Jun 2012 16 answers

Why in some cases levothyroxine is not as effective as Synthroid?

Some patients won't substitute the branded drug for a generic, because it does not makes any effect. Why does this happens?

Posted 14 Nov 2012 7 answers

How long does Levothyroxine take to show its effects?

My doc started me 1 1/2 weeks ago as a test. My thyroid is twice the size and has a total of 7 nodules. 4 on the left lobe, 3 on the right. The size of them range from .5 cm to 4.7 cm. 5 years ago I ...

Posted 23 Sep 2013 3 answers

Can Sucralfate/Prilosec and Sucralfate/Nexium be taken at the same time?

In the morning, I have to take Levothyroxine as soon as I get up per Endocrinologist.Then 30 minutes later, I have been taking Nexium/Sucralfate. The GE dr. did not specify timing and it's ...

Posted 19 Mar 2013 3 answers

Levothyroxine - weight gain?

I just started taking 25 MCG of levothyroxine, I'm a 62 year old tired female.Really do not want to gain any weight , should I ask my Dr for some other drug?

Posted 9 Jan 2012 4 answers

What will happen if I quit taking my levothyroxine?

been taking this medicine for quite a few years and don't know if it's really helping and I'm having trouble losing weight and I think this may be some of the problem

Posted 2 Jul 2014 2 answers

Armour Thyroid - How do I find a doc who will prescribe Armour?

I do not trust TSH tests and want to TRY Armour after complete thyroid removal 20 years ago. After thyroid removal, my surgeon put me on Synthroid for 16 years and i felt super. Then my insurance ...

Posted 31 May 2013 2 answers

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