I take levothyroxin daily, 0.125mg. Is there a substitute medicine that would prevent my excessive hair loss?
Its hard to know what is causing your hair loss.
Thinning of the hair is a symptom of hypothyroidism and hair loss is also a side effect of Synthroid.
Talk with your doctor - there is no medicine I know about that can prevent excessive hair loss.
See the links below for more information.
hi - i had been losing great amounts of hair for years til i was finally diagnosed with hypo. when i started on levoxyl, the hair loss, within maybe a month or two, stopped. i've presently been having some of my old symptoms come back - one of which is hair loss - and this is showing me that i need to up my levoxyl. i have an appointment for a tsh next week. perhaps you need to up your med? good luck to you :)
- Synthroid Information for Consumers
- Synthroid Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Synthroid (detailed)
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