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Diet Pills That Are Safe With Thyroid Disease
Don't do it unless:: Depending on the nature of your thyroid condition, certain diet medication will be contraindicated. Until your thyroid condition is under control, you should not consider medication for weight loss. Medication for weight loss should only be considered with your doctor's recommendations. Read more
Anorectic agents generally known as diet pills are medications which decrease or inhibit appetite and aid in the reduction of food intake, therefore aiding weightmloss. Most currently FDA-approved appetite medications are dispensed by prescription due to potential side effects and contraindications. Diet pills alone are seldom successful in deriving long-term weight reduction. They should only be taken under the direct supervision of a physician specifically trained in their use as a part of a multi-modal treatment program including diet, exercise, ...Read more
I never had thyroid problems. Resting heart rate was in the 50's. I started taking diet pills, heart rate now 100bpm and tsh 0.03? Still safe to continue until I reach goal weight?
Is it safe to take diet pills, like hydroxy slim, when taking medication for your thyroid (levothyroxin 112mcg) and for anxiety (strattera (atomoxetine) 40mg)?
What could be the cause of sudden weight gain (10-12lbs) without change in diet and have been lean throughout adult life. Women in family has history of thyroid disease.?
You answered: You give yourself an answer. Thyroid disease can be one thing. This sudden weight gain requires evaluation. It is probably sudden fluid retention and this can relate to possible medical conditions that can be treated. I would recommend seeing your primary care doctor. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: This really depends on what is in the "diet pills" that one is taking. Some diet pills can contain thyroid hormones that can cause weight loss in addition to unwanted and dangerous short term and long term side effects. It is essential that you find out what is in a diet pill, or any pill, before you decide to take it. It is best to consult a physician. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: No, it's not true. Anyone's hypothyroidism can be treated and controlled with l-thyroxine, which is atom-for-atom identical to normal human thyroid hormone. Having said that, some people want to take desiccated porcine thyroid (for pig thyroids from slaughterhouse) or add a small amount of the active hormone, triiodothyronine, and as long as I don't cause hyperthyroidism, I'm happy to oblige. Read more
They do for short pe: They do but for a short period but than there is not sustained weight loss and they can not be taken more than 12 weeks as there is potential for addction. Read more
Hi can OTC diet pills affect cortisol levels. I'm overweight with low cortisol since dec. Never taken any steroids. Thyroids good. Like to know why this.
Is it safe to receive facet injections in the spine and having hypothyroidism plus taking levothyroxine for my thyroid disease?
No human studies yet: Yes, but while raspberry ketones are touted as a miracle weight loss supplement ; some animal studies suggest it might help, there have been absolutely no human studies to show if it really helps. If you're trying to lose weight i'd stick with a healthy diet, exercise ; herbs that have been proven to help in human studies-see http://bit. Ly/178bmuf re: proven supps ; http://bit. Ly/1dhw9ht re: diet. Read more
Diet pills: If your thyroid is truly underactive then your dr. Will probably recommend thyroid replacement and that may help with your weight. I have had little to no success with other diet pills and recommend lifestyle changes instead with exercise and dietary changes. Good luck with your weight loss. Read more
Is it safe to use islim when you are under medication of thyroid disease like taking 100mg of thyroxine?
Sure: If you want to waste your money on a worthless product as islim. Read more
Does plexus slim have anything to do with changing thyroid function to lose weight? I have hyper thyroid disease. Is plexus safe to use.
No effect on thyroid: Plexus slim has a bunch of herbs, green tea, and other stuff which is basically harmless (probably will not do much good either). It should not interact with your thyroid. You should get your hyperthyroidism under control before attempting any significant weight loss. Read more
Hi I have been diagnosed with overactive thyroid & been put on both neomercazole & levothyroxine. Is there any diet pills I can take.
No: There are no diet pills to treat overactive thyroid. Usually, when the thyroid is overactive, an anti-thyroid medication is used to slow down thyroid function. Although some physicians add levothyroxine once thyroid hormone levels are well controlled, most endocrinologist would wean teh anti-thyroid drug to a small dose before adding levothyroxine. Discuss with your doctor. Read more
Will diet pills affect my Synthroid (thyroxine) medication. I'm looking into the natural garcinia pill. But I take Synthroid (thyroxine) for thyroid.
I've had thyroid cancer 2 years ago, I take the name brand synthroid (thyroxine). Is it okay for me to take diet pills?
No problem: Most thyroid cancers do well after surgery if nodes were neg. And age at surgery under 40. If all is well after surgery which removes a major part if not all of the thyroid, there is a tendency to have low levels of thyroxin requiring oral supplements and patients tend to put on wt. Taking diet pills may even be helpful if there was a significant wt. Increase post surgery. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more
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