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side effects of synthroid 50 mcg

A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristen Dall-winther
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Could be: Hi there - Thankfully, 176mcg is not an “overdose” of levothyroxine per se. You may notice some transient symptoms of hyperthyroidism - heart palpi ... Read More

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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
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
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
32 years experience in Endocrinology
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
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Latisha Smith
37 years experience in 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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Cheney
44 years experience in 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
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
32 years experience in 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 in 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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