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When will Levothyroxine adjust to my system?

Posted 7 Oct 2015 by goghgheti 2 answers

I'm not even sure if I should be taking this medication as my doctor gave me the impression that it "couldn't hurt" since the side effects were so mild. Apparently my thyroid count was high which he explained to me was a precursor to hypothyroidism. He prescribed Levothyroxine ...

Hypothyroidism - Taking levothyroxin but was told armour thyroid would b a better choice because?

Posted 7 Oct 2015 by Heider53 2 answers

... it's bio identical, all this is new to me

What am I risking by choosing to not take levothyroxine for my Hashimoto's?

Posted 28 Sep 2015 by rmdominguez 1 answer

I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's about 18 months ago, and I have been on levothyroxine since. In the past 6 weeks, my doctor lowered my dosage. I had asked him to check my thyroid levels because my hair was falling out again, and he said that the dosage needed to be lowered some. Since then my ...

Why would my thyroid levels drop to normal after 10 yrs. of hypothyroidism?

Posted 28 Oct 2015 by Larkiest 0 answers

After dosage trial & error I've been at 100mcg of levothyroxine for about 10 yrs. I always had my labs done as scheduled. About 6 mths or so ago my level was low. The doc. lowered my Rx and rechecked it. Still too low so he adjusted the Rx again. And then again and then again. Now I'm ...

I have been taking levothyroxin for 9 months. 2 wks ago I noticed eyebrow loss?

Posted 7 Oct 2015 by CDRooney 1 answer

Should my medication be increased. I take 50 MCG. I have felt so much better since I've been on the meds but the eyebrow loss is a shock.

Is Armour (Hypothyroidism medication) gluten free?

Posted 20 Feb 2015 by MichelleR8 2 answers

I am currently on Synthroid but am looking into replacing it with Armour, but I have Celiac Disease and it needs to be gluten free. Can you tell me if it is gluten free?

How do you handle your anxiety/panic and depression with your hypothyroidism problem?

Posted 18 Sep 2015 by d-ana1987 1 answer

I'm curious to know what everyone does to control themselves. I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism last year and my energy has gone downhill. My anxiety and panic attacks came back and I'm as depressed as ever. I can't even stand in a long line because I start to feel dizzy and I ...

Synthroid is already been prescribed and helping a little but when they added Cytomel?

Posted 6 Feb 2015 by MfewellRN 1 answer

I'm already on Synthroid for my hypothyroidism and it didn't help me with my energy level or other symptoms they added Cytomel. I had to discontinue that almost immediately (3 weeks) because my heart rate wouldn't go below 90 bpm (even on the lowest dose). Is there anything that will ...

How long does one stay on Qsymia?

Posted 15 Jul 2014 by Picklejuice124 1 answer

I read an article that said once you start this regiment that it is life long, but in other articles it says once you stop losing weight your doctor should start to take you off the medicine. I'm kind of in a weird spot because yes I was clinically obese, it didn't help that I have ...

Hello everyone :) I am a 25 year old female who has had amazing results on lexapro. I have recently?

Posted 3 Aug 2015 by stephanie1990 2 answers

... had a diagnosis of Hashimoto's disease for my extremely underactive thyroid and have now been able to see that my thyroid was probably not helping my anxiety I experienced a year ago out of no where.. So I am looking at trying to taper off my lexapro.. Can anyone let me know what they ...

Missed levothyroxine for 6 weeks?

Posted 16 Aug 2015 by lupinelane 1 answer

This is embarrassingly stupid--but I ran out of levothyroxine 6 weeks ago, I have been on 100 mcg for several years, although dose has gone up & down at various times. I just got way too busy, spread too thin, kept forgetting to make a dr appt, or when I did call, could not reach anyone, played ...

I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2000 while being pregnant with twin girls. Once diagnosed I?

Posted 23 Jun 2015 by MichelleMarieM 1 answer

... had to wait until I was able to give birth to my daughter's to have my thyroid removed, which seemed like FOREVER! I have only taken synthroid and for the first 5-8 yrs my levels were good, but since then and to this day my levels are way off. My last tsh was 29 and the one before that was ...

Should I be concerned about levothyroxine? Please help?

Posted 20 Aug 2015 by aprillynn94 0 answers

I have taken levothyroxine since I was 9 or 10 I'm now almost 22. For the past few years my hair has started to fall out terribly sometimes but not always I feel so exhausted all the time and lately the pain in my shoulder is worse I thought maybe it was due to the car accident I was in a few ...

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