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My endocrinologist said I can take my levothyroxine with food because I get so sick when I take it?

Posted 3 Dec 2017 by Booka1 2 answers

However I’m worried about the effectiveness. I was always told to take it on empty stomach and wait an hour to eat. What do I do ? Since taking it with food, I haven’t gotten sick.

Lifelong chronic symptoms rapidly resolved after taking potassium. Unknown cause. Theories?

Posted 1 Nov 2017 by wking484 1 answer

I’m very interested in your theories for my undiagnosed condition. I’m a 30 year old male that has suffered from a long list of chronic severe symptoms for most of my life. Dozens of specialists consultations and different tests and treatments have yielded no results. Recently, I ...

Levothyroxine - I want to know how to deal with my reaction to Synthroid following my thyroidectomy?

Posted 28 Aug 2017 by ReganPollock 1 answer

My T3 and T4 levels are mid range but my TSH level has rocketed to 50. My endocrinologist has recommended upping my dosage to 75, but this is making me feel very unwell - dizzy, bad headache, tingling in my fingers, heart pain. I would like to go back to 50 mcg or preferably even lower, but ...

How fast does pill Desopressin work?

Posted 17 Jul 2017 by tdhousto 1 answer

I was recently diagnosed with low vasopressin and my endocrinologist put me on pill form .1 desopressin a day. That was one week ago. It doesn't seem to be having any effect. My doctor said I should notice a change pretty quick... but I suspect he isn't as informed as he presents himself. ...

Dr. Stopped Prescribing Thyroid Med?

Posted 12 Jul 2017 by ctpena 2 answers

I'm an uninsured stage 3+ thyroid cancer survivor (17 years). I pay cash for doctor visits when possible. My current endocrinologist has told me that he will not extend my prescription until I get blood work and a PET scan - neither of which I can afford. Now that my medication has run out, is ...

Thyroid nodules mistreatment?

Posted 17 Jun 2017 by milo405 1 answer

My first endocrinologist told me to take Levothyroxine (50 mcgrm daily) to shrink thyroid nodules. I had no problem with my thyroid before the treatment and my nodules were very few and small. I changed my endocrinologist and she to me to stop taking Levothyroixine cold turkey. The first two weeks ...

Oral and Dental Conditions - How doe taking osteoporosis medicine affect the jaw bone and future?

Posted 30 Apr 2017 by Rufuswood 0 answers

... dental work, like dental implants? My endocrinologist said it a was not advisable to take osteoporosis medicine if extensive dental work was required because of the side effects of the medications on the jaw bone. I have about a year's worth of extensive dental work needed but I also NEED ...

Would an endocrinologist be a good start as to hopefully repairing damages done from long term use?

Posted 17 May 2017 by Shiirleygirl 1 answer

My dance with the devil began before there were computers as well as maintaing medical records. Have i already reached the point of no return? I know in my heart i have been robbed of any kind of quality of life! Im 64 on disability have withdraw from life in general as my conditions are so many ...

What is going on with my TSH level?

Posted 1 May 2017 by aimeelauren 0 answers

Hi all, I'm a 23 year old female who was diagnosed with Hashimoto's disease a little over a year ago. I went to an endocrinologist who started me on brand name Synthroid 25 mcg. My TSH went from a little over normal (~4.5) to around 2.4, which is great! However, the endo ideally wanted ...

I take Synthroid. I haven't had a bowel movement in four days. I went to the emergency room for a?

Posted 9 Apr 2017 by Rytr 0 answers

... severe rash on my face after a bout with vomiting and some diareah. What can I take TODAY to safely move my bowels. Haven't talked to my endocrinologist yet

Thyroid Disease - Can you have an immediate energy rush from levothyroxine?

Posted 14 Jan 2017 by elliemm2255 1 answer

An endocrinologist has been following me for improving pituitary disease. The doctor noticed that my TSH has gone up a little. Levels were TSH 4.150, Free T4 1.23, Free T3 2.6. She prescribed 25 mcg levothyroxine. Within minutes of taking the very first pill first thing in the morning I got a rush ...

I have been prescribed prednisone as a result of a craniopharyngioma eight years ago. The operation?

Posted 22 Nov 2016 by Ragnarok1958 0 answers

... was a complete success, but the post op radiation treatment knocked out my pituitary. The endocrinologist said I would be on it for life (along with levothyroxine), and said that I MUST continue taking it or I risk "crashing". Is there any way to get a lifetime prescription so that if ...

I'm 26 and I have been diagnosed with PCOS for a year now. I have been followed up with an?

Posted 1 Nov 2016 by yolandaT 0 answers

... endocrinologist regularly and get my hormones monitored. I was put on progesterone 10mg 10 days course for three months last year, had done ultrasound and pituitary MRI which is clear. Now my doctor put me on spironolactone therapy although I don't have any hyperandrogenic symptoms such as ...

Anyone taking Jardiance along with Levemir?

Posted 3 Sep 2016 by zen53 0 answers

This is second day on Jardiance. Endocrinologist took me off Novolog that I had been taking along with Levemir. I'm just wondering if how these two drugs work together. Also read several mentioned hair loss with Jardiance. Another med I was on a few years back took the weight off and my hair! ...

Taking large dose of Synthroid only Sundays, reg dose other days?? Is this normal?

Posted 25 Apr 2016 by bnb45 0 answers

My endocrinologist had me at a dose of 150, which made my TSH 4. As this was too high, she then told me to take 1.5 pills only on Sunday (225 mcg) and take 150 rest of the week. This made my TSH go 0.7 which she did not like as well (I feel great with a lower TSH, btw). So she told me to go back ...

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