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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 11 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

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

Posted 5 Sep 2013 by Abigayle 3 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 21 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 ...

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

Posted 14 Nov 2012 by Solange319 15 answers

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

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

Posted 8 Apr 2013 by nikmarie 7 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 ...

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

Posted 3 Apr 2012 by CaityD 9 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 ...

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.

What would happen if I quit taking synthroid altogether?

Posted 15 Nov 2010 2 answers

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 ...

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?

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

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 7 answers

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

What happens if I have no thyroid and do not take synthroid medication?

Posted 27 Jun 2010 by Lori Taylor 1 answer

Meaning, i have been off of thyroid medication for 8 weeks. How long can I survive without any thyroid medications in my system? What are the symptoms to be expected?

Thyroid levels on Synthroid vs. Levoxyl?

Posted 4 Dec 2013 by MicheleP 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 ...

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