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What are the side effects of levoxyl (thyroxine) hormone?

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Dr. Carol Cheney
Endocrinology 45 years experience
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 thyroid hormone coming from your thyroid gland or from a pill.

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A 24-year-old female asked:

What are side effects of too much levoxyl (thyroxine)?

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Hyperthyroid: Too much Levoxyl (thyroxine) can give you the symptoms of hyperthyroidism. Most importantly it can cause osteoporosis . You can have a rapid heart rate, tremor, diarrhea , hair loss, elevated blood pressure, anxiety and weight loss among others. It is important if you are on this medication to see your doctor regularly and check your thyroid levels.

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