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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Rosuvastatin (Definition)

Rosuvastatin is a HMG-CoA enzyme blocker which is a kind of cholesterol/lipid ...Read more


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I an on L-Thyroxine, Amlodipine, and Crestor (rosuvastatin). Can I take Omega and multimerals and multivitamins when I am on these?

I an on L-Thyroxine, Amlodipine, and Crestor (rosuvastatin). Can I take Omega and multimerals and multivitamins when I am on these?

Yes: You can take all the nutritional supplements with your regular medication, may be take at a different time, to make sure will not interfere absorption or reaction with Rx ed medications ...Read more

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Is is okay to take rosuvastatin and synthroid (thyroxine) together? I have hypothryoid and now high cholesterol. Will I gain or lose weight with these med? Tx

Is is okay to take rosuvastatin and synthroid (thyroxine) together? I have hypothryoid and now high cholesterol. Will I gain or lose weight with these med? Tx

Gain or lose: Hypothyroid will lead to poor movement and you MUST take thyroid medication.
High cholesterol is another potential cause for weight gain.
If your doctor (s) have not discussed these items with you it is time for a change. ...Read more

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Is generic Synthroid (thyroxine) okay to take?

Is generic Synthroid (thyroxine) okay to take?

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

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Anything I can take OTC for levoxyl (thyroxine)?

Anything I can take OTC for levoxyl (thyroxine)?

No: If you need thyroxine (of which Levoxyl is just one brand) because you are hypothyroid in this country you need thyroxine. ...Read more

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Can I take Effexor (venlafaxine) XR and synthroid?

Can I take Effexor (venlafaxine) XR and synthroid?

Yes: Yes. Ideally synthroid (thyroxine) should be taken on an empty stomach 30 min. Before food or other meds. ...Read more

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Can I take St. John's wort if I am taking thyroxine?

No interactions: It should be safe to take thyroxine with St. John's wort. A lot of medications do interact with St. John's however, so it is good that you are considering it. Good luck. ...Read more

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What will happen if I don't take my thyroxine medication?

What will happen if I don't take my thyroxine medication?

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

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Can I take protonix (pantoprazole) and Synthroid together?

Can I take protonix (pantoprazole) and Synthroid together?

Take only: Brand name levothyroxine, preferably in the morning an hour before eating. Ytake the Protonix (pantoprazole) at least an hour later, or you can take the Protonix (pantoprazole) at nite so there's no conflict. ...Read more

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What happens if a child takes Synthroid (thyroxine) pills?

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

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Can I take Synthroid and protonix (pantoprazole) together?

Yes!: Synthroid (thyroxine) should be taken before all other meds in the am before breakfast with a lass of water; no food for 1/2 hr. ...Read more

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Can you take levaquin (levofloxacin) and Synthroid together?

Not at the same time: It is okay to take it the same day. It is usually best to take synthroid (thyroxine) on an empty stomach and wait 1 hour before eating or taking anything else. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take diphenhydromine with synthroid (thyroxine)?

Is it ok to take diphenhydromine with synthroid (thyroxine)?

Yes: It's ok to take any medication while on synthroid (thyroxine) as long as you at a different time. Synthroid (thyroxine) should always be taken on an empty stomach at least thirty minutes before food or medication intake. ...Read more

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Can I take Synthroid (thyroxine) at night instead of in the morning?

Can I take Synthroid (thyroxine) at night instead of in the morning?

Yes: As long as you take it at the same time with iron, calcium or a multivitamin. Just be consistent. ...Read more

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Can it take longer for Synthroid (thyroxine) to work vs. Levothroid?

No: They should work in the same time frame. However, it is always good when switching brands of l-thyroxine to recheck thyroid hormone levels about 6 weeks afterwards, to make sure you are stable on the new brand. ...Read more

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When I take 88mcg thyroxine every second day means what is daily dose?

When I take 88mcg thyroxine every second day means what is daily dose?

About 1/2: If you mean you take 88 mcg every other day then your dose is 1/2 the strength or 44 mcg-50 mcg. It depends how many times during the week you take it. ...Read more

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Do you really need to eat an hour after you take synthroid (thyroxine)?

Do you really need to eat an hour after you take synthroid (thyroxine)?

30 min may suffice: If there is conflict in am, you can take at bedtime as shown in a recent study in a thyroid journal. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take Synthroid (thyroxine) if your tests are normal already?

Is it okay to take Synthroid (thyroxine) if your tests are normal already?

What is normal?: If your tests are normal when taking thyroxine that is good. If someone wants to give you thyroxine and you have "normal" labs already than see another doctor. ...Read more

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How much time does it take for the drug Synthroid (thyroxine) to start working?

How much time does it take for the drug Synthroid (thyroxine) to start working?

Awhile: Hi. It takes l-thyroxine (Synthroid, Levoxyl, Unithroid, others, & generic) about 6 weeks to be at a stable level in the blood, although some effects can be noticed in as little as a couple weeks. Be patient. It's worth it! ...Read more

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Can you take thyroxine later in the day if you forgot to take it in the morning?

Yes: Thyroxine is best absorbed into the body if it is taken on an empty stomach with no other medications or supplements, and you wait at least 40 min to eat. The alternative is to take it at least 2 hrs after you have eaten, and again wait 40 minutes before eating. You are always better off taking the thyroxine later in the day if you forgot to take it in the morning rather than skipping the dose. ...Read more

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If a healthy person takes synthroid, (thyroxine) what happens? Good, bad, or neutral?

If a healthy person takes synthroid, (thyroxine) what happens? Good, bad, or neutral?

Weird question: Hi. If I understand, you mean what would happen if a person without hypothyroidism takes Synthroid (thyroxine)? If a non-hypothyroid person took a high enough dose, it would make the person hyperthyroid. A very low dose could be accommodated because the pituitary would adjust TSH secretion to adjust endogenous thyroid function downward to account for the added exogenous thyroid hormone. But why do you ask? ...Read more

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When I take 88mcg thyroxine every other day then what will my everyday dose result as?

When I take 88mcg thyroxine every other day then what will my everyday dose result as?

Thyroxine: If you take 88 mcg every other day, then your daily dose is 44 mcg/day. The pill doesn't come in 44 mcg so if we ever need this, we typically just go with the 50 mcg pill daioy instead. ...Read more

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Crestor (Definition)

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Thyroxine (Definition)

Thyroxine is a thyroid agent. ...Read more