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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 6 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

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 4 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

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

Is there any difference between synthroid and the generic levothyroxine? I have had my thyroid?

... removed due to thyroid cancer. Although the Dr. Rx was for synthroid the insurance requires the generic.

Posted 1 day 9 hours ago 1 answer

Pregnancy and levothyroxine?

for tsh 5.6 what could be the dose of levothyroxine during 1st trimester

Posted 1 day 3 hours ago 1 answer

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

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 5 answers

Could the levothyroxin be making me gain weight and feel worse even though it is supposed to help?

I take 100 mcg of levothyroxine. I have an underactive thyroid. I do not have any more energy now than I did when I started taking the medicine in November at 75 mcg. I feel extremely distant and ...

Posted 6 Feb 2014 3 answers

I started on 50mcg Levothyroxine and had a Heart Attack a few days later?

I am 56 years old and was healthy. I started Levothyroxine 50mcg and shortly afterwards was sick and very anxious. Within a few days I had a heart attack. I told the cardiologist I had just started ...

Posted 25 Mar 2014 2 answers

Levothyroxine - I've been on thyroid med's since 1975... never had any trouble with the Amour, but?

... because of insurance, had to change to Synthroid... took it for years with no problem..then 6 mths. ago, dr. changed me to Levothyrosine... have had significant hair loss, eyebrows and lashes and ...

Posted 20 Mar 2014 2 answers

Levothyroxine - I'm taking levothroxine 25 mcg for past 3 wks..Noting inactive ingredients?

... lactose,mag stearate,and corn starch. Having frequent BM's, > I usually try to avoid,corn,gluten and lactose in my diet. Is there another med with all these additives?

Posted 16 days ago 0 answers

I was prescribed Levothyroxine Sodium 50 mcg. and have been taking it as prescribed for four days.?

... I have developed itching, diarrhea, headaches and pain in my chest. I am very concerned. I have an unresponsive md who doesn't listen to my concerns and since I am on the low income ...

Posted 11 Mar 2014 3 answers

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