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Side effects of synthroid 50 mcg

A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Relax: The two meds are the same thing at the same dose. One may be labeled differently or be a generic. It is confusing why you think your meds were really ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
Endocrinology 34 years experience
Not severe.: This degree of TSH elevation denotes significant but not particularly severe hypothyroidism. Your initial dose of synthroid (thyroxine) may be a bit ... Read More
Dr. David Geffner
Endocrinology 55 years experience
Wait: Tsh measures how robust your pituitary can respond to the degree of hypothyroidism you have. It will take a few weeks to feel better if that is all yo... Read More
Dr. Robert Lang
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology 53 years experience
Need more med: With a TSH of 16.33 you have little or not thyroid function and will need more than 25 mcg daily to feed better. Ask you doctor if you condition allow... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Side effects: There usually are not many side effects of Synthroid. If the dose is too high however, then you may have weight loss, agitation, tremors, looser stool... Read More
Dr. Charles Turck
Pharmacology 18 years experience
Faster heart rate: There are a number of possible side effects, and they may be indicative that the dose is too high (although a lab test should be used to confirm wheth... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Latisha Smith
Wound care 39 years experience
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
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 34 years experience
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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Cheney
Endocrinology 46 years experience
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
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 44 years experience
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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
Child Psychiatry 35 years experience
Possible: Levoxyl (thyroxine) can potentially cause insomnia, especially at higher doses.
A 36-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 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. April Hartman
Pediatrics 27 years experience
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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