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Can i take anything to help me lose weight? i have a hypothyroid problem and take 150mcg levoxyl (thyroxine)

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Dr. Melvin Glover
Family Medicine 21 years experience
See your doctor: Hypothyroidism cause cause weight gain, so you want to make sure that your current dose of lavoxyl is effective. Diet and exercise is always the cornerstone of a weight loss program. There are medications that are effective for weight loss, but they are not a substitute for diet and exercise. Note: please speak with your doc before starting an exercise program.
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