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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

How long to feel the affects after starting Armour?

I was just diagnosed with hypothyroidism, with a TSH of 8.6. My doctor started me on 30mg of Armour Thyroid, and asked that I come back in 6 weeks for another blood test to determine if I will need a different dose. Today is the 5th day I have taken it (in the am on an empty stomach, 3 hrs before... read more

What is the real story behind the recent "shortage" in Nature-Throid?

Is this another one of those instances of making a "shortage" just so they can raise the prices on it when they put it back on the market? I read that RLC Laboratories (the maker of Nature-Throid) claims that they have closed their manufacturing plants temporarily so that they can upgrade... read more

Is levothyroxine really that bad?

Hi, A week ago I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism after suffering ridiculous health issues for the last 18-24 months - tiredness, stress/anxiety, mental slowing, weight gain, stomach issues, constipation (if not the complete opposite!) constantly freezing cold, muscle aches and pains and... read more

Can you take Armour thyroid with synthroid?

I have been on synthroid for 12 years since the total removal of my thyroid. I have weight gain, hair loss(clog drain every time I wash my hair) and low energy. Sometimes my thinking seems foggy and slow. My dose has been checked and adjusted to current levels of 112mg.

Is it true dosage for synthroid based on weight? Will I finally get results finally since this Dr?

... seems to know about it. I have had no results for years! Exercise like crazy, balanced diet & I'm always worn out, depressed & can't lose weight. So I'm hoping this new 200 mcg they gave me will work

Armour Thyroid - Ringing in the ears?

Does anyone else get a buzzing or ringing in the ears from Hashimoto's or after using armor? I never had it before and it getting progressively worse. I have taken armor for about five years and felt fine for the first three years or so. Then I started having feelings of anxiety, rapid... read more

My feet are numb and I am not diabetic, I'm at my whits end, can you help?

I take levothyroxine for hyperthyroid and my dr says i dont have blockage cause my feet arent white im at my whits end can you help.

Has anyone had there BM turn completely green and a little too loose?

My doctor diagnose me with Hashimoto Thyroiditis this week. Today is only my second day of taking Levothyroxine 75 MCG. My tsh is at 20.3. My thyroid perxidase autoantibodies are at 82 U/ml. The normal randge for the tpa is 60 and below. Web sites say this medicine with give a person bone loss if... read more

Hashimoto's Disease - What, if any, are the risks with having a sore throat with hashimotos?

I have a cough with a very sore throat, it feels like its hard to breathe, my neck feels tight and the more I cough the tighter it seems to be getting - problem is, I suffer from hashimotos thyroiditis. Should I be alarmed? Do I need to go to the doctor?

Why do Armour Thyroid from Forest (manufacturer) 15mg tablets smell bad (they stink)?

i was put on Armour Thyroid 4/13/18. I don't recall that RX smelling bad, but RX for this medication that I had a refill on 09/05/18 & latest one on 10/08/18 tablets both stink, smell bad. I called pharmacy was told by the tech who asked a pharmacist if that was normal, and was told yes.... read more

What could cause an increase in TSH levels?

My TSH level is 9.43 and I am on Levothyroxine .125

Phentermine/topiramate - When do you take Phentermine, Topiramate and Synthroid?

I am 46 year old 5’4 and I weigh 208 lbs. After having our child, I had gained over 100lbs. In 2010, I was diagnosed with Hashimoto and Hypothyroidism. My thyroid was controlled for awhile but this year my thyroid has been uncontrollable. I am taking Synthroid (brand) 137mg. Two weeks ago, I... read more

I've been on levothyroxine for 3 months and I'm losing hair extremely bad. Is this the medication?

Do I need certain supplements? I'm very concerned. My scalp is visible.

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