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Thyroid levels low, so doctor DECREASES my levothroid?

Posted 5 Jan 2010 by somegirrl 3 answers

I had my thyroid removed 10 years ago. My blood test just came back and it showed my thyroid levels are low, so my doctor just decreased my levothroid from .137 to .125. Is this correct??? Shouldn't my levothroid be increased rather than decreased?

Can levothroid cause leg muscle cramps and general body aches? I started taking it about 10 weeks?

Posted 7 Dec 2010 3 answers

... ago and have had cramps since about week 3. Labs showed a good TSH(2.6) at 6 weeks and I started taking calcium and vit D which seems to help. I also have aches that seem way out of proportion to activities I've done. Before levothroid I felt like I was always choking and was dizzy, short ...

My thyroid was removed last august. I started with levothroid 100mcg now Im up to137mcg. how long?

Posted 2 Jul 2012 by paris04 3 answers

Should it take to get my med right so that the weight gain can stop and i can go back to feeling what is normal for me? My doctor thinks its all in my head!

Why do I get pain from thyroid meds? What can I do?

Posted 31 Aug 2013 by Issa1 3 answers

I'm 72 years old and have been switched from levothroid to Armour thyroid because I was having trouble raising the dose to a better TSH' which is now 18. (I had a thyroidectomy 35 years ago for cancer. Parathyroids working OK.) As soon as I try to increase, even minimally, I get a lot of ...

Levothroid - My friend took my thyroid pill by mistake instead of her high blood pressure pill. I?

Posted 17 Jun 2011 by dsw 1 answer

... told her to skip her blood pressure pill but it should be ok. Do we need to be concerned?

Any valid non-pill remedies for High Cholesterol & HBP?

Posted 3 Apr 2012 by judi-sd 3 answers

Taking Losartan for HBP, given Hydrochlorothiazide (not started, can interact!) Taking Levothroid for hypothyroidism. Given Simvastin for HC (not started). Afraid of too many meds!

Can Levothroid cause short term memory loss?

Posted 25 Jan 2010 by jurni1126 1 answer

Ever since my endrocronologist increased my Levothroid dosage to .075 mcg six days a week, my family and I have noticed that my short term memory is real bad. She doesn't think it's from the Levothroid, but I think it's awfully coincidental.

Sucralfate pantoprazole and levothroid. Any drug interactions or effect on absorption of nutrients?

Posted 1 Aug 2010 by LeDebes 1 answer

GERD - I have been prescribed to take sucralfate and pantoprazole for acid reflux & Barrets disease also I take levothroid. Each requires long periods before eating and before taking another drug.

My son was taking 200mcg levothroid tablets and the Dr prescribed 50 mcg tablet of synthroid?

Posted 13 Dec 2015 by Towen85 3 answers

What is the difference and do I add the two pills together or drop the first prescription one and give only the second one prescribed ?

Levothroid - I took some robitussin cough medicine and needed to take my thyroid pill. How long?

Posted 4 Mar 2016 by Forget easy 2 answers

... should I wait to take it since I took the cough medicine

I take Levothroid 137mcg. Im having hot flashes and night sweats and want to start taking Royal Mac?

Posted 17 Sep 2009 by blwaller 1 answer

Or Black Cohosh. Should I take any of these (Black Cohosh, Royal Maca) while taking Levothroid?

Does Levothroid contain gluten?

Posted 9 Feb 2010 by Maudieh 1 answer

I have taken levothroid for over 10 months and instead of loosing weight I have gained about 60 lbs?

Posted 19 Mar 2010 by berhorta 2 answers

I was told that it is because this medication contains steroids and my body is not taking this well. How true is this?

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