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Can I take eltroxin while breasfeeding?

Can I take eltroxin while breasfeeding?

Yes: There is no data to indicate eltroxin (levothyroxine) has a negative effect on breastfeeding infants of mothers who take it. If a doctor has prescribed levothyroxine to you, this is not a reason to stop breastfeeding. Thyrpoid meds are definitely safe in pregnancy or lactation, as keeping your thyroid controlled helps to control your childs. ...Read more

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Dr. James Krick
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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How much time will it take for me to lose weight on eltroxin?

How much time will it take for me to lose weight on eltroxin?

Thyroid replacement: is designed and taken to return your abnormally low thyroid level to normal. It does not make you lose weight, but can restore your metabolic rate to normal. It's still eating 3500 calories less than your burn off to lose one pound, although you may lose some water weight as your thyroid level normalizes. ...Read more

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I take eltroxin..Am ttc.. 2 years ago had trouble breathin my dr prescribed melfonide & 0ctovent but i didn't continue.Can take them with eltroxin now?

I take eltroxin..Am ttc.. 2 years ago had trouble breathin my dr prescribed melfonide & 0ctovent but i didn't continue.Can take them with eltroxin now?

If you are: On the proper dose of thyroid replacement, by all means continue it no matter what. It doesn't interact with anything, since it's an exact duplicate of what's been in your body since you were in your mother's womb. It's supposed to be there, . ...Read more

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How long does it will it take eltroxin to regulate my periods? I've been taking 25mg 4 months now but still no improvement.

How long does it will it take eltroxin to regulate my periods? I've been taking 25mg 4 months now but still no improvement.

Perhaps it's not the: Thyroid hormone that can regulate your period. U may need some estrogen/ Progesterone combo to do the trick. Discuss this issue with ur endocrinologist and gyn.Best wishes! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/women/guide/treating-irregular-periods. ...Read more

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I've been taking eltroxin 50mg for several years now and i wish to take garcinia cambogia. Wanted to know whether i can while on eltroxin or not.

I've been taking eltroxin 50mg for several years now and i wish to take garcinia cambogia. Wanted to know whether i can while on eltroxin or not.

Unknown: There are no studies that look at possible drug interactions with supplements. It is always best to take thyroid hormone on an empty stomach with no other medications or supplements, and wait at least 40 min before eating. ...Read more

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My TSH is showing 15 last test. Do i hve2 take meds and if so which1 eltroxin or euthyrox. Can i stop once stabilised. Which tabs preferable.

To many pills: Both of your meds are the same thing. You only need one brand name T4 pill, but it has to be the correct dose to keep your lab normal. Once stabilized, which can take 6 weeks at a minimum (or longer), you will need to stay on it life long as it's a treatment, not a cure. ...Read more

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Weight 90.Age 46.Female.Thyroid problem.Weight gain with this .How l loose weight.L take tablet eltroxin 125mcg.Please send me exercise & medicine.

Hmmmm: Ok if you are 90 lbs and 41 Y.O. With weight issue and thyroid issue, please see your endocrinologist for proper eval and treatment. Thanks. ...Read more

Levothyroxine (Definition)

Of the hormone produced by one's own ...Read more