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Doctor insights on: Can Synthroid Cause Hepatitis

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Dr. Jay Park
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Hepatitis (Definition)

Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver. Almost all cases are caused by viruses--most commonly hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C--or by toxins such as alcohol. With hepatitis, the liver will swell and not work properly, failing to rid the ...Read more


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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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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?

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

Dr. Joseph Mathews
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Synthroid (Definition)

Synthroid is a thyroid ...Read more


Dr. David Sneid
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Thyroxine (Definition)

Thyroxine is a thyroid ...Read more