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side effects of levoxyl

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Cheney
44 years experience Endocrinology
None: If the dose is appropriate, there should be no side effects of thyroid hormone replacement. The body does not differentiate a normal amount of thyroi ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Possible: Levoxyl (thyroxine) can potentially cause insomnia, especially at higher doses.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Hyperthyroid: Too much Levoxyl (thyroxine) can give you the symptoms of hyperthyroidism. Most importantly it can cause osteoporosis . You can have a rapid heart rat ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Extreme : Extreme fatigue is a very concerning symptom. It sounds like you have significant medical conditions. Please be sure your thyroid levels have been c ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Latisha Smith
37 years experience Wound care
There are none: Synthroid (thyroxine) is a man-made replacement for your own thryroid hormone. There are no side effects per se because the drug will bind to the same ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
32 years experience Internal Medicine
When TSH is low: People who take thyroxine for simple hypothyroidism should have normal TSH to be safe. They should not loose weight, unless their prior weight gain wa ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid treatment: 25 mcg of levothyroxine is a very low dose; a normal dose for hypothyroidism is typically much higher. The only side effect is taking too much (hyper ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rosenblum
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Mild if any symptoms: Synthroid (thyroxine) replaces hormone normally made by your thyroid. It helps maintain body heat, metabolism, energy. Stopping medicine for a a few ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. April Hartman
25 years experience Pediatrics
Overdose: Call poison control right now. They will calculate how much he got according to his weight and they will tell you what you need to do and what symptom ... Read More

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