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Should you take your thyroid medication at night?

Armour Thyroid vs. Synthroid - How do they compare?

Can I take Cytomel and Synthroid together?

What is the difference between Levoxyl and Synthroid?

What is the difference between Unithroid and Synthroid?

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

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

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

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... read more

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?

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

... 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... read more

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

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... read more

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

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

Canker sores - what causes them and how do you stop getting them?

Does anyone else have issues with mouth sores(canker sores)? Was diagnosed 8 months ago with hypothyroidism, started with levothyroxine as meds... am now on synthroid, still not feeling "normal self" and have gained almost 25 lbs... have taken all wheat, corn, & gluten out of diet and... read more

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

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.

Can you take Armour thyroid with synthroid?

I have been on synthroid for 12 years since the total removal of my thyroid. I have weight gain, hair loss(clog drain every time I wash my hair) and low energy. Sometimes my thinking seems foggy and slow. My dose has been checked and adjusted to current levels of 112mg.

Does synthroid cause anyone bowel problems?

Since on synthroid i have been irritable and having bouts of diahrea

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