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A female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Potentially: hundreds of other meds might interact in some way with Synthroid. Your doctor can run an interaction check between Synthroid & your other Rx's. I ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Double synthyroid: Prob no worries but would check with your Dr. in AM who knows you the best.
A 13-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
No : Hi. No, he'll be fine. In fact, I guarantee you he'll never notice the one double dose he got. Don't worry.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
It will not be 100%: effective. Most prescription expiration dates are estimated to be two years from when it's manufactured. So if your Synthroid expired in March 2016, m ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
32 years experience in Endocrinology
Levothyroxine.: Levothyroxine, generic form of synthroid, has many advantages over armour thyroid. The armour product has significant batch to batch variation and ha ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kaveh Karandish
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends: Synthroid (thyroxine) is a medication used for folks with low thyroid gland function or hypothyroidism .. It should not be used as a medication to red ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Armour thyroid: Not better - just as good.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience in Endocrinology
Not the best: All of the major professional societies for thyroid specialists, the endocrine society, the american thyroid association, and the american association ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Lyons
43 years experience in Gynecology
Excess drug resultin: Any dose that results in a hyperthyroid staate or symptomology is an overdose.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soroosh Armandi
15 years experience in Anti-Aging Medicine
Most likely: Depending on your synthroid (thyroxine) dosage and degree of the lack of your own bodys thyroid hormones. Coming off synthroid (thyroxine) abruptly c ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Both Thyroid prepara: They are both effective thyroid preparations used for treating thyroid deficiency.If you are on unithyroid and controlled stay on it.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience in Dermatology
Don't know.: Probably not.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Synthroid (thyroxine): Will only treat a deficiency of thyroid hormone; menopause is estrogen deficiency.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Synthetic thyroid : Synthetic thyroid replacement medication.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience in Endocrinology
Not wise: That would not be a good idea. A high dose of synthroid (thyroxine) would increase metabolic rate (and put a stress on the heart) and appetite may/ma ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahmoud Shoib
12 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes its necessary for it to function.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yusuf Saleeby
20 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Synthroid (thyroxine) vs NDT: Synthroid (thyroxine) is not for everyone. Many feel much better with NDT (natural desiccated thyroid)... Armour, Westhroid, NatureThroid. I special ... Read More
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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
No.: The short answer is no, there are no studies to show that desicated thyroid or Armour Thyroid are better than synthroid (thyroxine). You definitely sh ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Doesn't work: If your thyroid function is normal, taking thyroid hormone will not help you lose weight. You would need to take toxic doses to raise your metabolism ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience in Endocrinology
Not the best: All of the major professional societies for thyroid specialists, the endocrine society, the american thyroid association, and the american association ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Indirectly: If the original cause of underactive thyroid was a lack of iodine, then taking iodine will increase thyroid function and may probably make the synthro ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience in Endocrinology
Probably not: Your multi-nodular goiter has probably evolved from euthyroid to hyperthyroid (or toxic). Thyroid hormone from tablets could take 6- weeks or so to c ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
No it does not: No splenda does not affect synthroid (thyroxine).
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience in Endocrinology
Only if deficient: Iodine deficiency is quite common. A recent study in boston showed that 50% of pregnant women were iodine deficient. If you are tested and deficient, ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Val Koganski
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
NO: Thyroid supplementation occasionally can help to shrink a nodule, and has been used to suppress the growth.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
If you're: Taking brand name T4 replacement and not missing doses, and not taking it at the same time as iron/calcium/vitamins -- then it doesn't change how it w ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Different: Armour is chopped up thyroid from animal and synthroid (thyroxine) is synthetic. Brand name synthroid (thyroxine) is probably the most consistently re ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Generic l-thyroxine: Is not as reliable or consistent as brand name replacement; it varies from brand to brand and i would not recommend it's use. Just because your lab is ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: It will not cause or affect osteoporosis unless you take too much and became hyperthyroid.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
Yes: Generic synthroid is called levothyroxine. Taking generic version is reasonable and will likely achivevsimilar results , however i would recommend tha ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Yes: Not only is it safe, but if you were taking Synthroid (thyroxine) before your pregnancy, it is crucial to continue your Synthroid (thyroxine) during y ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Generic form: There are several generic forms now available and very inexpensive, too. Also, before Synthroid, (thyroxine) Armour thyroid pills were used. There is ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Weight Gain: Certainly Thyroid may be causing some of your issues too. Safely, exercise and dieting with decreased carbs and fats will make you lose, if you burn ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
No, but: There is no medical reason to take dhea for any known medical problem. It is metabolized to estrogen, testosterone and cortisone - and you can't contr ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
14 years experience in Internal Medicine
Synthroid (thyroxine): The dose should be increased if your thyroid hormones are still low. Make sure you talk to your provider before you do so.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
11 years experience in Internal Medicine
Take one : Or the other but not both
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience in Endocrinology
Feel ill: Common symptoms include heat intolerance, palpitations, nervousness, tremor, diarrhea, irritability. Long term, it tends to leech calcium out of your ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
NO!!!!: Most certainly NOT!!!
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
TSH: First make sure hat your decimals are correct. The very high TSH indicates that you have low thyroid function either primary or secondary. Follow up w ... Read More
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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 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. Mark Fisher
33 years experience in Neurology
The road to health..: ...does NOT lead through your rectum. Colon cleansing can cause vomiting, electrolyte imbalance, dehydration, jaundice & kidney failure. It was di ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Schwartz
15 years experience in Cardiology
Nothing long term: It should not have any long term effects. If there was any effect on your heart, starting your medication again should reverse it.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Need vs dependent: If one's doctor has recommended synthroid (thyroxine) for a hypothyroid condition, it is because of a need. Occasionally one may no longer need the sy ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dheeraj Raina
28 years experience in Psychiatry
Too broad a question: Generally speaking none of the meds you mentioned are known for their drug-drug or food-drug interactions. However, that's not to say they have none. ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No interactions: No significant interactions between the two drugs.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Nausea: Any medication can cause nausea but your combinations are probably not the cause. Most likely would be the zoloft and wellbutrin (bupropion) . Talk to ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
There should be no: affect on your medications absorption. The combination of those juices should have not affect on you either. There will be a moderate amount of fiber ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Hyperthyroidism: Overdosing on synthroid (thyroxine) will cause hyperthyroidism. Some symptoms of hyperthyroidism are: feeling nervous, fast heartbeat, weight loss, f ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Being hyper: Too much synthroid (thyroxine) can make you feel hyper, cause diarrhea, weight loss, feeling hot or hot flashes, anxiety, poor sleep, heart pounding. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Jeu
43 years experience in Family Medicine
No. : No. You should be ok. Side effects of too much thyroid include: rapid heartrate, chest pain, fatigue, sweating. It should be temporary. You reall ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience in Geriatrics
Yes: A little extra will make no difference but your prescription may run out early so notify you doctor.
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