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Synthroid - How long after I eat must I wait to take thyroid meds if I forget to take it?

Posted 28 Jul 2014 by EmilyS86 8 answers

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

Thyroid Disease - I was just diagnosed with an underactive thyroid?

Posted 8 Apr 2013 by nikmarie 5 answers

I have not been put on any medication yet (I am going at the end of this week for that), but I have not been able to loose weight for months. I am overweight already and from what I read synthroid makes you gain weight and that is NOT what i want or need. Is there any medicine out there theat helps ...

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

Posted 14 Nov 2012 by Solange319 8 answers

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

Confused? Have low TSH so doctor is going to reduce my Synthroid, I thought it would be increased?

Posted 5 Sep 2013 by Abigayle 2 answers

I have hypothyroidism for about the last 4 years thanks to Lithium. My question is that I have been on Synthroid 0.112mg (112MCG) tablets and have been doing well until recently. Had my TSH checked yesterday and the doctor's office called and said it was .32??? Said my doctor was going to call ...

How much difference-if any-is there between Synthroid and Levothyroxin? Are they interchangable?

Posted 3 May 2010 by jackiewright 13 answers

I was taking Synthroid then my insurance decided that they wouldn't cover that drug anymore (only generic) unless the doctor did a lot of paperwork and showed that it was medically necessary. She decided to prescribe the Levothyroxin instead, and I have heard and read that there is a ...

How long does it take for synthroid to show its full effect?

Posted 24 Mar 2013 by logicaldude 3 answers

I have been taking it for 2 weeks 125 mcg/day. I have felt no change in symptoms weakness in legs in the morning, no energy, unable to stand or walk for more than 15 mins. and muscle cramps. I tested positive for hypothroidism. Love to learn from others on this therapy.

Thyroid Disease - Is there any thyroid medication that doesn't cause weight gain? I've been on?

Posted 3 Apr 2012 by CaityD 7 answers

... Synthroid for 6 years. I went from 140 to 165 after taking the medicine. I have been off of it for a few months now and I have gone down to 152 and am terrified of gaining that weight back. It is IMPOSSIBLE to loose. I went to the doctor today to get my levels checked again and I'm sure I ...

After a complete thyroidectomy why would they have to continue to lower the dose of synthroid?

Posted 21 Jun 2012 by GFLPN 4 answers

I had my thyroid removed several years ago and they have to keep lowering my dose. Ive went from 150 mcg down to 112mcg and never have felt good. This added onto my Fibromyalgia has really done a number on me... My last TSH level was at 0.5 but I feel like tired and I havent lost a pound. You would ...

Does Synthroid cause weight gain?

Posted 5 Jun 2010 by JenSimondi 2 answers

I have been on Synthroid for a little over two months now, and my thyroid levels are now normal, but I am seem to be gaining weight, especially in my lower abs, and thigh regions. Has anyone else had this problem? And if so, what have you done to help with the weight gain?

What would happen if I quit taking synthroid altogether?

Posted 15 Nov 2010 1 answer

I have found nothing to say it would creat a problem. the dr just wants to give me other meds to counteract what the synthroid is doing, so what will happen if i just quit? The nurse told me to look up for myself what would happen and so far i have found nothing that will tell me what will happen ...

High Blood Pressure - should I take glucosamine, chondroitin, boron drink for joints?

Posted 26 Aug 2009 by jayrae 2 answers

... when I am taking blood pressure meds I take Benicar 40 mg, 1 a day, Amlodipine 2.5,1 a day, Furosemide 20mg, 1 a day, Simvastatin 40mg, 1 a day and I take synthroid 75, 1 a day..my left hand has joint pain and xray showed inflamation in thumb joint and little finger

Underactive Thyroid - Weight gain has always been a concern for me so when I was diagnosed with?

Posted 20 Dec 2014 by MfewellRN 4 answers

hypothroidism - I was elated because I thought I would feel like a human again and maybe loose some of this weight. I began taking 50mcg synthroid for hypothyroidism back in November 2015 - TSH went down to 3.64 (normal range), Free T3 went down slightly (expected that) and Free T4 went up ...

How do I switch from synthroid to armour? I currently take 75 mg of synthroid once a day but am?

Posted 16 Aug 2010 by blueeyes3074 4 answers

finding it is not working for me and I am even more tired than before. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

I need some advice on Hashimoto's and Hypothyroid. I have been on the lowest dose of Unithroid?

Posted 11 days ago by Reenie B 3 answers

and then Synthroid and I could not tolerate either medications. I had severe headaches, was up for almost a month, anxiety with other horrible psyc feelings, and nausea. We even tried half of the lowest dose 3 times a week. I have all the hypothyroid symptoms. My tsh was 4.57. I am getting ...

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