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Leg weakness, higher ldl(168), hypothyroid. i use treanaxamic acid 500(7tabs) for heavy flow every period(2yrs. is my legweakness due to use of tablets?

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Dr. Thomas Lyons answered

Specializes in Gynecology

This is not a common side effect with this drug.

Answered Jul 5, 2012

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Dr. Slade Suchecki answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

With LDL that high are you on a statin? That may be a contributor. Also vascular disease may cause muscle weakness as can uncontrolled hypothyroidism. Other possibilities include but not limited to dehydration, vit deficiency, electrolyte imbalance, nerve or vascular compromise. I would see your physician if persists or worsens.

Answered Jun 21, 2012

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