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Levothyroxine - What are the effects if you stop taking your thyroid medicine for 2-3 weeks?

Can you become depressed tired agitated just plain out not feeling good

Is it safe to take levothyroxine to lose weight?

I am taking levothyroxine to lose weight and I do not have a thyroid problem. What are some of the risk or problems I could encounter using this drug to lose weight?

Effect of not taking medicine after thyroid removal?

Has anyone experienced major weight gain after starting Levothyroxine?

I started this medication last fall for an underactive thyroid. Since then I've been packing on the pounds even while watching every bite I take and excercising regularly.

Why in some cases levothyroxine is not as effective as Synthroid?

Some patients won't substitute the branded drug for a generic, because it does not makes any effect. Why does this happens?

Side Effect - levothyroxine has it been known to cause severe anxiety attacks?

just been taking 50mg for 15 days now and these attacks are frightening have spoken to my doc who says that is not this drug causing these attacks

On levothyroxine, do you also have to wait for morning coffee?

My doc said to wait at least 30 mins after the morning pill before the morning coffee (and foods). I have 2 other relatives on thyroid meds and this is not necessary for THEM to do... I am wondering why it is necessary for me! Perhaps the drug they're on makes the difference, if so, I want out... read more

I am a 28 year old female who was recently diagnosed with underactive thyroid. My tsh level was 9.75

... and I was immediately put on 50mcg of levothyroxine about 4 weeks ago. IMO symptoms before starting medication was extreme tiredness, depression, memory loss, confusion and feeling like life was all together empty. After starting my med I felt better for the first 2 weeks but within the 3 week... read more

Levothyroxine - could this cause a chesty cough with phlegm?

I have been on levothyroxine for about 3-4 months. I have a chesty cough that brings up phlegmThought was allergies or cold but have been on anti biotics twice now and cough does not go away. is worse at night-at times wake up choking(horrible scary feeling) HAs this happened to anyone else? I am... read more

My doctor recently increased my daily dosage of Levothyroxine from 75mg to 100mg. At night my heart?

... seems to beat much faster, keeping me awake. Should I stay on 100mg or reduce it to 75mg again? It is really beginning to worry me and I fear I may have a heart attack.

Can/does the drug Levothyroxine cause nausea & or vomiting?

I recently found I have an overactive thyroid & was prescribed the drug, Levothyroxine 75mg, only I am afraid it will cause even more nausea than I already suffer, or cause vomiting, yet fearful of what happens if I do not take it. My doctor already has me on a daily regimen of Promethazine for... 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

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