I've been on it for about a year and a half, I'm at 100 mcg. I've stopped taking it for about 2 months now. I've only taken about 5 pills in that time. I want to know if some of the problems I'm having are from this. I take a lot of other meds so I just skip it without realizing it. I've been having severe depression or severe anxiety, hair loss, lethargy and insomnia and even the pain I'm treated for is worse. Would this be related at all?
9 Jun 2010
Did you stop the Synthroid on your doctors advice?
It sounds as though you are experiencing symptoms of hypothyroidism - because you are not taking Synthroid and your thyroid hormone levels are low.
You should talk with your doctor.
http://www.drugs.com/enc/hypothyroidism.html - scroll down to symptoms, then exams and tests.
- Synthroid Information for Consumers
- Synthroid Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Synthroid (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Before taking synthroid, I had a normal menstrual cycle. Two weeks after starting the drug and two weeks after having my cycle, I am on my period ...
1 answer • 17 Mar 2010
... feel agitated and irittable at the drop of a hat. Has anyone experienced this?
1 answer • 4 Oct 2010
Taking Synthroid was fine for the fist 9-10 months but suddenly my hair started falling out. I've always had really long, dense hair but now I ...
2 answers • 11 Dec 2010
Hi, I am 18 years old and was recently diagnosed with hypothyroidism about 2 months ago. I started off with half the pill but I had terrible side ...
1 answer • 9 Aug 2011
Does anyone else have issues with mouth sores(canker sores)? Was diagnosed 8 months ago with hypothyroidism, started with levothyroxine as meds... am ...
5 answers • 19 Sep 2011