8 Feb 2012
I realize this answer is very, very late ... but may help someone in future.
If you have hypothyroidism and you stop taking levothyroxine it can upset the levels of other hormones as well. and you feel of course have symptoms related to hypothyroidism and perhaps other unrelated symptoms too.
Please see the link below for more information about hypothyroidism.
- Levothyroxine Information for Consumers
- Levothyroxine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Levothyroxine (detailed)
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1 answer • 21 Jul 2010
weight loss, itchy throat, coughing & hoarse voice. Are these severe side effects? Does he needs to stop the medicine?
2 answers • 29 Sep 2012
I have been on levothyroxine for about 3-4 months. I have a chesty cough that brings up phlegmThought was allergies or cold but have been on anti ...
3 answers • 7 Jul 2013
my thyroid is underactive started with 100mcg now to 112mcg. Is this going to be a life long medication?
2 answers • 16 Feb 2015