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Can I take Synthroid (thyroxine) with coq10?

Can I take Synthroid (thyroxine) with coq10?

No interactions: No interaction between the two drugs but for best absorption it's recommended to take synthroid (thyroxine) on an empty stomach. ...Read more

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Coq10 is a vitamin supplement. It is useful in combating muscle pains caused by ...Read more


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Does coq10 interfere with synthroid (thyroxine)?

Does coq10 interfere with synthroid (thyroxine)?

No, but: There's no real evidence it helps you with any medical problems, except some people have relief from cramps associated with statin therapy. ...Read more

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Can the generic for Synthroid (levothyroxine) be broken into 4? I take half one day and a half of a half the next.

Break into four: Sure it will work but probably not as well as half a tablet each day. Don't forget to have your doctor check your thyroid levels every 3-4 months till it is sure that your levels are stable. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between levothyroxine and synthroid? I was told to take name brand because it's better. I thought it was the same thing.

Synthroid (thyroxine) better: Synthroid is a brand name t4, levothyroxine is the name of the generic. Many studies have indicated the brand name is more reliable and consistent. However, your insurance company will probably want you to take the generic because it's cheaper. A yugo is cheaper than a cadillac, but they are both cars -- so they're the same thing -- right? ...Read more

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Can i take q10 if i take thyroxine?

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

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Can I take bcaa's & lcarnitine alongside thyroxine ?

Can I take bcaa's & lcarnitine alongside thyroxine ?

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

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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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