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Can I Take A Break From Thyroxin
I take 50 mg thyroxin tablet every day, can I take levothyroxin tablet instead of thyroxin tablet?
Yes: But after you have changes you ought to get your thyroid levels checked in 6 weeks. Then you should stay on the same brand of levothyroxin as there are small differences that may effect your thyroid levels. ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism, I take 250mg thyroxin a day and have been for 5 years. When can I stop being dependent on this?
Hi, I must take dexamethasone 0, 25, byt I'm taking l-thyroxin 0, 25 also. I want to ask can I take vitex with this medicaments. Thanks in advance!
By taking 75mcg thyroxin my TSH has come down from 18 to 0.2 in a month, my doc told me to take 50mcg thyroxin. Will it help to bring TSH normal?
Thyroxin chnages: . Is not unusual to have your thyroxin changed up or down until TSH is in normal range. ...Read more
Hi, I'm on 25mcg thyroxin. I recently joined a gym and the instructor provided me a pre-workout protein suppement. Is it safe to take this supplement?
Protein Supplement: Yes. Of course. There is no interaction or problem with this plan. ...Read more
Can I take thyroxin tablet in the morning before brushing my teeth? Since I need to give a gap of 1 hr before breakfast.
My mother had thyroid cancer and doctors removed all her thyroid. She takes 109mcg thyroxin and has been feeling very tired? Is this from no thyroid
Hello doctor, I'm asking for my wife whose ankles have become very swollen and a livid red rash has appeared. This has happened in the last two days. She is 50 years old. She takes Enaprinil for Blood pressure, thyroxin for hypothyroidism and citolopr
I take thyroxin tab in the morning with empty stomach, night folic acid tab, since I am trying to concieve, can I also take vitamin b (b complex) tab?
Yes: Coenzyme q10 is presently being peddled for pretty much everything and if you believed what these people are saying you would at best be reading uncritically. Coenzyme q specifically helps a group of very rare diseases. Supplement makers are not held by law to the standards of truth that the healthtap team is. If you want to pay money to people for deceiving you, that's your business. ...Read more
Yes you may: Branched-chain amino acids are held as beneficial. These are essential aa. Carnitine is made in livers from methionine and lysine. We can also ingest formed carnitine in meats. --or as a supplement. Carnitine can serve as an energy cofactor at the cellular level and is believed valuable for myocardial dysfunctions. Carnitine may inhibit thyroid hormone action at the cellular level, tho. ...Read more
Yes: Generic synthroid is called levothyroxine. Taking generic version is reasonable and will likely achivevsimilar results, however I would recommend that you inform your endocrinologist about such switch as you may need to have your thyroid levels checked soon (a few weeks) after making the switch to ensure your dosing is appropriate. I would also recommend that you adhere to one kind of preparation. ...Read more
Hypothyroid: Hi. If you're hypothyroid and don't take your l-thyroxine, you'll be untreated hypothyroid...but somehow, I betcha knew that! ...Read more
Can overdose: If the synthroid (thyroxine) is not prescribed for the child, the child can have an overdose which can be dangerous. Synthroid (thyroxine) (thyroid medication) can increase the thyroid levels. Good thing if your level is low; bad thing if your child's level is normal and she takes an adult dose. Keep all meds out of reach of children! ...Read more
Only if: You like the taste of pomegranate juice -- otherwise it has no benefits. It won't interact however. ...Read more
Synthroid (thyroxine) vs NDT:
Synthroid (thyroxine) is not for everyone. Many feel much better with NDT (natural desiccated thyroid)... Armour, Westhroid, NatureThroid. I specialize in this and help people transition from synthetic to natural.
A good book to read is "Stop the Thyroid Madness, II" of which I authored Chapter 3.
Also check out www. GetMyThyroidFixed. Com
JP ...Read more
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