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What is the difference between NP Thyroid and Armour Thyroid?

Still no period after 9 months of having Mirena removed?

My Mirena has been out for over 9 months, & not 1 period. I have had blood work done for pregnancy, my thyroid, & other possible issues. We have had scans done & an internal ultrasound to ensure its not cancer, all came back fine. Could this have been caused by the mirena? I have looked... read more

Is it safe to take levothyroxine to lose weight?

I am taking levothyroxine to lose weight and I do not have a thyroid problem. What are some of the risk or problems I could encounter using this drug to lose weight?

Who makes Westhroid and where is it manufactured?

Is Westhroid the same as WP Thyroid?

Has anyone experienced major weight gain after starting Levothyroxine?

I started this medication last fall for an underactive thyroid. Since then I've been packing on the pounds even while watching every bite I take and excercising regularly.

Hypothyroidism - After Thyroid Removal - I am 28yrs old having my second "thyroid storm" due to?

... hyperthyroidism. An ultrasound revealed I have a fairly large goiter on my thyroid an my symptoms from the hyperthyroid are worsening so, doctor has decided its best just to remove my thyroid. I was wondering if there was anyone out there with something similar to my case. How did you feel once... read more

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 long to feel the affects after starting Armour?

I was just diagnosed with hypothyroidism, with a TSH of 8.6. My doctor started me on 30mg of Armour Thyroid, and asked that I come back in 6 weeks for another blood test to determine if I will need a different dose. Today is the 5th day I have taken it (in the am on an empty stomach, 3 hrs before... read more

On levothyroxine, do you also have to wait for morning coffee?

My doc said to wait at least 30 mins after the morning pill before the morning coffee (and foods). I have 2 other relatives on thyroid meds and this is not necessary for THEM to do... I am wondering why it is necessary for me! Perhaps the drug they're on makes the difference, if so, I want out... read more

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

I am a 28 year old female who was recently diagnosed with underactive thyroid. My tsh level was 9.75

... and I was immediately put on 50mcg of levothyroxine about 4 weeks ago. IMO symptoms before starting medication was extreme tiredness, depression, memory loss, confusion and feeling like life was all together empty. After starting my med I felt better for the first 2 weeks but within the 3 week... read more

My tyroid medicine is making me sick. Does anyone know why I can't get my Doctor's to believe me?

They SAY IT IS NOT SCIENTIFICALLY POSSIBLE. iS ANYONE ELSE HAVING HTIS PROBLEM I'M REALLY FRUSTRATED FROM IT.

Can/does the drug Levothyroxine cause nausea & or vomiting?

I recently found I have an overactive thyroid & was prescribed the drug, Levothyroxine 75mg, only I am afraid it will cause even more nausea than I already suffer, or cause vomiting, yet fearful of what happens if I do not take it. My doctor already has me on a daily regimen of Promethazine for... read more

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