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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Antihistamine: One of the nonsedating antihistamines should do well: loratadine, Cetirizine or fexofenadine.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Reverse symptoms: Hi. You know the symptoms you had from untreated hyperthyroidism. Most (not all) of the symptoms of hypo are just the opposite. Instead of hotter, you ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
52 years experience Endocrinology
Usually: Most people have no problem with Methimazole but, like any medication, there can be side effects. The most serious is a suppression of the bone marrow ... Read More
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Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Generally yet: There is about a 10% incidence of a skin rash, and some other very uncommon adverse events, but it's generally a safe treatment for hyperthyrodiism.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Multivitamin: Yes, you can take a multivitamin.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Breiner
34 years experience Podiatry
Quinine: If your pain is caused by leg cramps I have found that quinine (tonic water) can help. If they occur at night Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can help the ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Thyroid function?: I suggest thyroid function studies to check T3. T4 and TSH plus free T4. before stopping thyroid medication.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Any are OK: Hi. Is your thyroid function now normal? If it is, you can take ANY of the over-the-counter cold aids. Bear in mind, all any of them do is help some s ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
52 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Synthroid (thyroxine) is used for hypothyroidism (low thyroid.) Methimazole is used for hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid.).
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Definitely: It has no effect on your thyroid, which needs to be followed up to insure the proper dose of methinazole.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Methimazole: Only blocks formation of new thyroid hormone. You still have a ton of already produced and stored thyroid hormone in the thyroid gland, which will hav ... Read More

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