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side effects of thyroxine

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 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 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
33 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Possible: Levoxyl (thyroxine) can potentially cause insomnia, especially at higher doses.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Rash: In general, it's a very safe drug. Possible side effect is a rash, caused by the dye used to make the pill color. When this happens, it's recommend t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
33 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Dry cough increased potassium level in some cases severe allergic reaction rarely.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Usually minimal: Bupropion is generally well tolerated. It can increase risk of seizures in those at risk. It is an activating antidepressant and can increase anxiety ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Gigh potassium: Also low blood pressure, .
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Minimal: The most common side effects are sedation and wt gain. Often people with depression have trouble sleeping so the sedation may be a good thing. Wt gai ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Pravastatin: More serious side effects include: unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness;fever, unusual tiredness, and dark colored urine;chest pain;swell ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
31 years experience in Cardiology
Some side effects: Headache and nausea are some of the side effects I have seen in my patient. Of course if the dose is too much for you it can cause low BP and very lo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Xanax (alprazolam): Side effects include sedation, dry mouth, nausea, headaches, lack of focusing, change in taste & smell senses, most of such effects are uncommon & dos ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Rare: Most of the side effects from levocetirizine is drowsiness (5% or so), montelukast is quite safe although a rare individual may complain of insomnia a ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Ranitidine effects: Allergic reaction like to any drug, easy bruisingchange in heart rate fast or slower, vision problems, fever, sore throat, nausea, stomach painfeverch ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barton Cook
30 years experience in Pediatric Cardiology
Side effects: Common: cough; dizziness; headache; tiredness. Uncommon side effects include allergic reactions, chest pain, low blood pressure, jaundice, loss of app ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Flovent: Rarely aggrevates the asthma, otherwise local irritation plus hoarsness, yeast infections, nasal congestion and discharge, headache.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Side effects: Palpitations weight loss irrritability flushing.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Which effects?: Predominantly gi, with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Generally just stop taking the drug.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience in Medical Oncology
Several: It is an androgen. It has less toxicity than some other drugs in this family. It can effect sexual function. Cause gynecomastia, liver dysfunction. T ... Read More
A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Olsen
50 years experience in Psychiatry
Limited, thankfully: The common reactions to Gabapentin are somnolence, difficult with breathing, sedation, slurred speech, increased hunger especially for sugars, tremor, ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Dr. Adam Levy answered
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very Rare: This medication is used to terminate a pregnancy most commonly. Because the medication is used as a single dose most side effects and interactions are ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lutz
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth control effect: Side effects are same as most all ocp's in risk of increase bp, stroke, clots irregular bleeding....
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Sangal
Dr. R Sangal answered
42 years experience in Sleep Medicine
Safe medicine: Trazodone is a safe medicine and is marketed for depression but is very effective for insomnia. Side effects may include dry mouth, blurred vision, di ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience in Psychiatry
Many: Zolpidem or Ambien (zolpidem) is a short acting sleeping med which often doesn't make someone tired. So you need to go to bed right after taking. Pe ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Steroid sideeffects: Oraboline is an anabolic steroid and has the same side effects as steroids. Furthermore, i dont know if its any longer available in the us.
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