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side effects of thyroxine

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
33 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 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Latisha Smith
38 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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Dr. Paul L. Hester
29 years experience General Practice
High thyroid: The overdosage or overuse of synthroid (thyroxine) may cause symptoms including anxiety, increased heart rate, hair loss, moist skin and other symptom ... Read More
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Dr. James Stahl
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Same as thyroid: Too much synthroid (thyroxine) will give you the same effect of having an over active thyroid - temperature intolerance, , tachycardia, weight loss, d ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Cheney
45 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Possible: Levoxyl (thyroxine) can potentially cause insomnia, especially at higher doses.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Sherman
38 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes, but . . .: Yes, they are possible side effects, but don't stop your medication before contacting your doctor. They could be does-related (you may need a smaller ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 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 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
26 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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