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Dangers Of Thyroxine
Dangerous: Do not stop thyroid replacement unless advised by a doctor, it can be life threatening. Please get to doctor for thyroid levels to be checked urgently! ...Read more
Is it dangerous to go under aenesthesic for a surgery while on synthroid (thyroxine)? I read the drug combination may cause arrythmia.
What medications can be prescribed for underactive thyroid? I have been warned against synthroid (thyroxine)? Why, what is the danger?
Whomever : Whomever is warning you is not likely a reliable source of medical information. You best therapy for underactive thyroid is levothyroxine ideally a branded preparation like levoxyl, synthroid or tirosint. These can be adjusted to provide levels just like a normal person without a thyroid problem. See the links below to learn more. ...Read more
I am 32 weeks pregnant currently on a dose 175mcg synthroid (thyroxine). I may have accidentally taken 2 doses this morning could this be dangerous for me or baby?
Thyroid: Probably not but please miss one day of your 175. Enjoy baby -everything should be OK. ...Read more