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A 54-year-old female asked:

Tsh was 7.3.took levothyroxine for 4 days threw up all 4 days.stopped and put on armour.constipated, nausea.stopped.can my body take thyroid meds?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
YES: It is VERY RARE to have adverse reactions to appropriate dosages of thyroid hormone! Suggest you take a BRAND NAME (Not GENERIC) thyroid supplement...SYNTHROID.....EUTHROID...are a couple of them.. Hope this is helpful Dr Z
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