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Dr. David Sneid
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Thyroxine (Definition)

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Can 100 mcg thyroxine dosage cause sleepness nights?

Can 100 mcg thyroxine dosage cause sleepness nights?

Yes: Sure, if it is too much. Have your doctor measure serum T4 and tsh, and adjust the dose. ...Read more

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Can excessive thyroxine cause permanent damage to your body?

Can excessive thyroxine cause permanent damage to your body?

Excess thyroxine: Can excessive thyroxine cause permanent damage to your body?. ANS: Yes. And it can kill you. Google hyperthyroidism and look at images. Discuss with your Dr. who wrote the prescription if you are taking it as it needs to be monitored closely. ...Read more

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T have a headache. Could Synthroid (thyroxine) be the cause?

T have a headache. Could Synthroid (thyroxine) be the cause?

Very unlikely: Synthroid is giving you levothyroxine, a naturally occurring compound that the thyroid normally makes. It is remotely possible (< 1% chance) that the headache could be due to a reaction to the dye in the pills. If so, then switching to 50 mcg pills (may need more than 1 per day) would eliminate the headaches. ...Read more

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Can Paxil (paroxetine) or Synthroid cause blackouts?

Can Paxil (paroxetine) or Synthroid cause blackouts?

Blackouts: There are many reasons for "blackouts"; whether it is caused by the medications or by the condition that the medication is treating, or something else, can not be determined through this column. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Does l thyroxine cause osteoporosis ? Or is it completely false ?

Does l thyroxine cause osteoporosis ? Or is it completely false ?

Osteoporosis: It is very unlikely particularly if you are taking the dose your doctor prescribed and you have follow up labs. ...Read more

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Can my medication, synthroid, (thyroxine) cause my abdomine to swell?

Can my medication, synthroid, (thyroxine) cause my abdomine to swell?

No: Synthroid (thyroxine) is a duplicate of what your thyroid gland normally produces. As such it can only function like a normal thyroid, as long as you are on the correct dose, there are no adverse side effects. ...Read more

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What diseases could cause a young woman with Hashimotos to have gastroparesis and POTS and POTS symptoms worsen with Synthroid.

What diseases could cause a young woman with Hashimotos to have gastroparesis and POTS and POTS symptoms worsen with Synthroid.

No relationship : There's no direct relationship between gastroparesis and Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Some patients with autoimmune thyroid disease have diabetes mellitus which can be a cause of gastroparesis. Synthroid should have no direct effect on causing symptoms of gastroparesis. ...Read more

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Have hypothyroid caused by restrictive eating as a teen.on 50mcg synthroid,never miss.never had symptoms.feel well.is this type milder than hashimito?

Have hypothyroid caused by restrictive eating as a teen.on 50mcg synthroid,never miss.never had symptoms.feel well.is this type milder than hashimito?

Partial replacement: When hypothyroidism is diagnosed, there is often residual thyroid functioning so full replacement is not needed as is the case for congenital absence of the thryoid gland. The causes of hypothyroidism are varied and not always identified. Hashimotos is one type of autoimmune condition that can result in minimal to significant underfuntioning. Your dose is low, and I'm glad you feel well. ...Read more

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Can Synthroid (thyroxine) cause cardiac disturbances?

Can Synthroid (thyroxine) cause cardiac disturbances?

When overused: Yes. Taken in excess (or, much less commonly at a dose that's just too high for you) synthroid (thyroxine) can cause abnormal rhythms, particularly in the top chamber. These can manifest as palpitations, rapid heart rate, or even near-fainting symptoms. Lab tests can evaluate whether you have too much synthroid (thyroxine). ...Read more

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Can Synthroid (thyroxine) cause ringing in your ears?

Not likely: It should not. If you were getting too much or too little synthroid, (thyroxine) there could be symptoms, but this is not a likely symptoms. ...Read more

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Would going on Synthroid (thyroxine) cause new allergy symptoms to emerge?

Would going on Synthroid (thyroxine) cause new allergy symptoms to emerge?

Depend what you mean: If you mean nasal or eye allergy symptoms then no. If you are getting a rash or more systemic type symptoms this would be possible and could indicate a drug allergy. ...Read more

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Can the wrong dosage and generic brand of levoxyl (thyroxine) cause irregular cycles?

Can the wrong dosage and generic brand of levoxyl (thyroxine) cause irregular cycles?

It may affect cycle: Thyroid medication is given to optimize thyroxine hormone so as you have regulated metabolism of entire body. Having low or high level of thyroxine has its consequences in your metabolism. Most common body systems affected are cardiovascular, GI and reproductive organ. You may have menstrual irregularity with low or high thyroxine hormone with manifesting either bleeding or amenorrhea. ...Read more

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Can you help? Could taking diet pills cause serious complications if taken with synthroid (thyroxine)?

Can you help? Could taking diet pills cause serious complications if taken with synthroid (thyroxine)?

It may affect absorp: It may hinder the absoption of synthroid (thyroxine) and you may not get the full dose of thyroid replacement as needed. So there is no absolute contraindication for taking diet pills and synthroid (thyroxine) as long as thyroid functions are monitored regularly and dose adjustment made if needed. ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Mathews
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