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Posted 28 Jul 2014 • 16 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
Posted 5 Sep 2013 • 4 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 ...
Posted 3 May 2010 • 28 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 ...
Posted 14 Nov 2012 • 17 answers
Some patients won't substitute the branded drug for a generic, because it does not makes any effect. Why does this happens?
Posted 8 Apr 2013 • 8 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 ...
Posted 21 Jun 2012 • 7 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 ...
Posted 3 Apr 2012 • 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 ...
Posted 24 Mar 2013 • 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.
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 ...
Posted 16 Aug 2010 • 7 answers
finding it is not working for me and I am even more tired than before. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Posted 1 day ago • 0 answers
I have GAD (anxiety). I've been feeling pretty good going on a month now with little or no anxiety. I take Lexapro, Klonopin, Gabapentin, Buspar, along with Synthroid. I do not have a thyroid. The PA at my endocrinologist's office said my levels were on the low side of normal so she ...
Posted 5 Jun 2010 • 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?
Posted 26 Aug 2009 • 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
Posted 27 Jun 2010 • 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?
Posted 9 Nov 2012 • 6 answers
Starting New Years Day, Medicare is removing Armour thyroid extract for hypothyroid from its pharmaceutical formulary of approved medications. I received the notice today. My HMO won't cover the cost of my Armour thyroid now. What makes it ridiculousness is that I called some pharmacies about ...
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