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Thyroid levels on Synthroid vs. Levoxyl?

Posted 4 Dec 2013 2 answers

Was on Levoxyl for 12 yrs then due to recall of drug I had to go on Synthroid, same dosage .125mcg. Levels were .45 when I had to switch, then went up to .75, now 1.3 which Endo says is right in the middle of range. I'm gaining weight now. When I was on Levoxyl, I was told to stop taking the ...

With Synthroid it states to not eat "high-fiber" foods... what is classified as high fiber?

Posted 6 Jul 2013 1 answer

I was on a regimen of Levoxyl for many years (15+), but now it has been recalled and my doctor prescribed the Synthroid. I'm just wondering about the drug/food interactions, one of which is calcium and it also says "high-fiber" foods. I have increased my fiber intake in the past 5 ...

Escitalopram - When is the best time to take - morning or night?

Posted 1 Oct 2012 1 answer

I have been on Levoxyl 100mcg for 2 years. Since my mother died 2 years ago, I have be depressed, so I went to the doctor and he prescribed me on escitalopram 10 mg tablet. Will this have any effect on my thryoid medicine, and whenis the best time to take escitalopram. I take my thryoid at 6:30am ...

Synthyroid v/s Levoxyl?

Posted 18 Aug 2009 1 answer

I was on Levothyroxine (25 mg and 50 mg alternate) a generic medicine for brand name synthyroid after I was diagnosed with sub-clinical hypothyroidism. After 2 months,I felt really good with the medicine, I went for my blood work and my TSH was way too low -0.002 and my dr prescribed me the brand ...

Levoxyl - anyone have chills and inward tremors from synthroid?

Posted 22 Jan 2012 5 answers

Since my doctor switched me to synthryoid I have been having inward muscle tremors and waves of chills especially in the morning.It wakes me up with them. HELP

What are the dangers or problems when stopping the synthroid? I took levoxyl for 10 yrs then the in?

Posted 23 Feb 2014 2 answers

SWhat are the dangers or problems when stopping the synthroid? I took levoxyl for 10 yrs then the insurance co changed it to synthroid. Felt crappy so I stopped it. Awaiting blood work results. Thank you

What can happen if you suddenly stop taking Levoxyl without doctor's authorization?

Posted 30 Jul 2010 2 answers

I am 44 years old and have been taking Levoxyl for about 3-4 years. I had a great head of hair and now I'm so thin on top!! The whole front part of my head can get sunburned if I don't wear a hat! I told my doctor about it and she said it wasn't the levoxyl. I never had hair loss ...

Has guaifenesin caused any kidney malfunction as a side effect with anyone?

Posted 17 Jan 2012 1 answer

Kidney creatanine count jumped from 1.3 to 1.8 in about two months. Am trying to figure out why. Am also using neurontin as a sleep aid as of 1/1/12. Other drugs include levoxyl 137, tricor 140, wellbutrin 300.My kidney function was severely compromised by extensive use of NSAIDS in 1988-1990 ...

My DMBA insurance says Levoxyl and Synthroid are equivalents of Armour Thyroid - Are they wrong?

Posted 15 Jun 2011 1 answer

My DMBA insurance says Levoxyl and Synthroid are generic equivalents of Armour Thyroid. I have tried both Levoxyl and Synthroid and they do nothing for me. My doctor says it is because I need Triiodothyronine (aka T3) and that Levoxyl and Synthoid only provide thyroxine (T4). I choose to believe my ...

Levoxyl - My wife blood TSH TEST IS UP TO 7.23 ?

Posted 3 Mar 2012 1 answer

What are consequences of stopping Levoxyl for a period of time?

Posted 3 Apr 2010 1 answer

I was told that if one stopped it for more than 14 days, coma would be induced. True or false?

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