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A 22-year-old male asked:

I'm on thyroid medication, are there any symptoms?

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Dr. Sanjay Mishra
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Thyroid medication: Too much thyroid medication can cause symptoms of hyperthyroidism - tremor , fast heart rate, sweating. Etc. Too little dose can cause symptoms of slow thyroid - fatigue, sleepiness , slow heart rate. Have blood test to check TSH for guiding treatment
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Only if your under..: Or over treated if lab normal, look for other causes of symptoms, see md.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of not getting enough thyroid medication?

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Dr. Louis Cady
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Hypothyroid probs: If you're not on enough thyroid medication, then you're still hypothyroid. Just do a quick google search on "symptoms of hypothyroidism" and you'll find plenty. Among them: fatigue, brain fog, depression, apathy, cold all the time, loss of outside eyebrows, inexorable weight gain, drop in blood pressure, and general all around misery.

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