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How long does it take for synthroid to show its full effect?

I have been taking it for 2 weeks 125 mcg/day. I have felt no change in symptoms weakness in legs in the morning, no energy, unable to stand or walk for more than 15 mins. and muscle cramps. I tested ...

Posted 24 Mar 2013 3 answers

Synthroid - How long after I eat must I wait to take thyroid meds if I forget to take it?

Some mornings I forget to take my thyroid meds before I eat. How must I wait before I can take it or must I wait till the next day

Posted 28 Jul 2014 4 answers

After a complete thyroidectomy why would they have to continue to lower the dose of synthroid?

I had my thyroid removed several years ago and they have to keep lowering my dose. Ive went from 150 mcg down to 112mcg and never have felt good. This added onto my Fibromyalgia has really done a ...

Posted 21 Jun 2012 4 answers

Does Synthroid cause weight gain?

I have been on Synthroid for a little over two months now, and my thyroid levels are now normal, but I am seem to be gaining weight, especially in my lower abs, and thigh regions. Has anyone else had ...

Posted 5 Jun 2010 2 answers

Confused? Have low TSH so doctor is going to reduce my Synthroid, I thought it would be increased?

I have hypothyroidism for about the last 4 years thanks to Lithium. My question is that I have been on Synthroid 0.112mg (112MCG) tablets and have been doing well until recently. Had my TSH checked ...

Posted 5 Sep 2013 2 answers

Thyroid Disease - Is there any thyroid medication that doesn't cause weight gain? I've been on?

... Synthroid for 6 years. I went from 140 to 165 after taking the medicine. I have been off of it for a few months now and I have gone down to 152 and am terrified of gaining that weight back. It is ...

Posted 3 Apr 2012 4 answers

Thyroid Disease - I was just diagnosed with an underactive thyroid?

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 overweight already and from what I read synthroid ...

Posted 8 Apr 2013 5 answers

High Blood Pressure - should I take glucosamine, chondroitin, boron drink for joints?

... when I am taking blood pressure meds I take Benicar 40 mg, 1 a day, Amlodipine 2.5,1 a day, Furosemide 20mg, 1 a day, Simvastatin 40mg, 1 a day and I take synthroid 75, 1 a day..my left hand has ...

Posted 26 Aug 2009 2 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

Underactive Thyroid - Weight gain has always been a concern for me so when I was diagnosed with?

hypothroidism - I was elated because I thought I would feel like a human again and maybe loose some of this weight. I began taking 50mcg synthroid for hypothyroidism back in November 2015 - TSH went ...

Posted 20 Dec 2014 4 answers

Synthroid - Is it possible to gain weight on this medication ?

I have been taking levothyroxine 25 mcg for 4 weeks now, eating sensible, and I go to the gym 6 days a week. I just cannot loose a pound. Has anyone lost weight after taking this medication ? How ...

Posted 1 day 14 hours ago 2 answers

Has anyone's endocrinologist perscribed taking a week's dosage of synthroid at one time?

My thyroid levels have been as high as 156.3 and as low as -.037. Last endocrinologist had me taking 300 mcgs a day, and twice a week I took 600mcgs. Thyroid levels still are not in order. Saw a new ...

Posted 15 days ago 5 answers

Struggling with Synthroid dosage and TSH level?

My thyroid was removed about 7 years ago and I have been on Synthroid 1.37 mcg for most of that time. Recently I relocated and have a new doctor. She has been lowing my Synthroid dosage for the last ...

Posted 2 days 1 hour ago 2 answers

Synthroid - Is it common to have hypothyroidism at age 22?

I was diagnosed 2 months ago and my doc was shocked. My levels were very low. I've been taking levothyroxine for 2 months now, and my energy is back. However, i have lost weight, hair, have an ...

Posted 3 days ago 2 answers

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