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Doctor insights on: Centroid Thyroid Medication Side Effects

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Can some one tell me about osteoporosis medication side effects?

Can some one tell me about osteoporosis medication side effects?

Upset stomach: Generally osteoporosis medicines are well tolerated. The most commonly used are bisphosphonates taken by mouth. They most commonly cause heartburn. Intravenous bisphosphonates cause fever and muscle aches for 1-2 days in 30-40% of patients. Very rarely bisphosphonates are associated with jaw problems and fractures of the mid thigh bone. Teriparatide may cause nausea and muscle cramps. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of thyroid medications for hypothyroidism?

What are the side effects of thyroid medications for hypothyroidism?

Medications: First of all you are taking a lot of medicines. Do you really need all of them. Please check with your doctor. Hypothyroidism can only be controlled if enough thyroid medicine is prescribed. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects to thyroid medication?

Are there any side effects to thyroid medication?

Yes, but: Remember that thyroid medication is synthetically produced thyroid hormone just like a healthy thyroid gland would make - nothing artificial! side effects are usually related to dose. Taking too much will mimic an overactive thyroid. ...Read more

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How long do medication side effects generally start?

Depends: That depends on the illness and medication. It can happen immediately or take many years. Some side effects never occur in an individual. This question can't be answered so generally. ...Read more

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What is a good website to check medication side effects?

Epocrates: Epocrates has been around for many years, and gives excellent information about all prescription medications, including side effects. Search epocrates, click on their web site, set up an account, and go from there. Physicians use this information every day for treating their patients. It is reliable. ...Read more

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Where to find answers to medication side effects questions?

Epocrates: Epocrates is a reliable, current site for information about all prescription medications. If you believe you have side effects from a prescription medication you are taking, call your doctor and discuss it with him or her. Side effects may be very serious, minor, may go away with time, and so on. Talk to your treating physician. ...Read more

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How long does it take for medication side effects to subside?

How long does it take for medication side effects to subside?

Depends on the half: life of the medicine, some meds last longer in the body ,some fat soluble meds stay in fat cells for days to weeks, usually most meds clears in 3-4 days ,most meds ...Read more

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Might increasing dosage of thyroid medication cause side effects?

Yes : Increase of any medication, past the optimum dosing, can cause side effects. This includes blood pressure medications, cholesterol meds, antidepressants, antipsychotics, you name it. Too much of thyroid rx can basically cause you sxs of hyperthyroidism - jittery, anxious, heart palpitations, increase blood pressure, heat intolerancek elevated heart rate, loss of appetite, loss of weight, etc. ...Read more