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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 7 answers

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

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

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

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

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 8 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

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 5 answers

How much difference-if any-is there between Synthroid and Levothyroxin? Are they interchangable?

I was taking Synthroid then my insurance decided that they wouldn't cover that drug anymore (only generic) unless the doctor did a lot of paperwork and showed that it was medically necessary. ...

Posted 3 May 2010 11 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

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What would happen if I quit taking synthroid altogether?

I have found nothing to say it would creat a problem. the dr just wants to give me other meds to counteract what the synthroid is doing, so what will happen if i just quit? The nurse told me to look ...

Posted 15 Nov 2010 1 answer

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

Do any of these medications(generic or brand name) contain animal byproducts?

I have an alpha gal allergy. I have reactions to mamillary meats and their byproducts and derivatives. meds are Cymbalta, Nuvidgel, synthroid, and prilosec.

Posted 20 hours ago 1 answer

Armour Thyroid - I read that "older adults" shouldn't take Armour. Can someone tell me if this is?

... true and/or if it's dangerous. I have been on synthroid for 24 yrs. and just about to start on Armour. Now I'm concerned

Posted 4 days ago 1 answer

Is there a Natural remedy other than taking Synthroid for the rest of your life?

By the way, I no longer have a Thyroid and am looking for an alternative to taking MEDS.

Posted 18 days ago 1 answer

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