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Waht are the side affect of levothyroxine?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Levothyroxin effects: Side effects usually occur with overdosage and can include anxiety, tremor, rapid or heart beat, irregular, feeling too hot, jittery feelings, palpitations. This drup affects all the cells in the body and is related to the overall metabolism . It is important to obtain regular checkups when taking this drug. Take medication early in the am and do not eat for at least one hour.
Answered on Feb 5, 2014
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