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What happens if you dont take synthroid

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Double synthyroid: Prob no worries but would check with your Dr. in AM who knows you the best.

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Possibly,..: Everyone metabolizes medications differently, and in your case, your symptoms are what they are, so it is possible the meds are waxing in the AM. Try... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cheryl Coldwater
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Can overdose: If the synthroid (thyroxine) is not prescribed for the child, the child can have an overdose which can be dangerous. Synthroid (thyroxine) (thyroid me... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Many: Most common, overtime, constipation, fatigue, dry skin, fatigue, increased [water] weight.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Weird question: Hi. If I understand, you mean what would happen if a person without hypothyroidism takes Synthroid (thyroxine)? If a non-hypothyroid person took a hig... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. HUGH Melnick
Fertility Medicine 49 years experience
CHANGE YOUR MEDS!: This is quite common. Synthroid (thyroxine) contains only t4, which is an inactive form of the thyroid hormone. The body must convert T4 into t3, whic... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Yes: Thyroid hormone has a very long "half-life". It will make no difference taking 75 mcg very other day vs 1/2 pill every day. However, a dose of 37.5 ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Yes: If you have been diagnosed with hypothryoidism, you can and should continue to take your synthroid while taking virtually any other medication includi... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 34 years experience
Yes : There are no reported interactions between the two, and I am not aware of there being any concern but you would want to monitor yourself and if you no... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Héctor Maldonado gómez
Specializes in General Practice
Yes, no problem.: These two medications have no interactions, they can be taken together. However, avoid taking Synthroid (Levothyroxine) along with food or coffee sinc... Read More

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