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Overdose (Definition)

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What are the symptoms of overdose of thyroxine?

See below.: Thyroxine overdose can cause tremors, anxiety, increased heart rate, increased body temperature, agitation, confusion, diarrhea, and seizures. If you are ever worried that an overdose has occurred, call 911. If you’re less certain and feel the situation is less of an emergency, call 800.222.1222 for guidance. ...Read more

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What happens if you overdose on synthroid (thyroxine)?

What happens if you overdose on synthroid (thyroxine)?

Heart problems: Synthoid is a synthetic thyroid hormone. Thyroid increases your metabolism and too much will cause you to get febrile, jittery, tachycardic and hypertensive.
Serious problems with thryoid overdose are usually cardiac are related to arrythmias or heart attacks. For example frontline treatment for thyroid excess is giving a beta blocker that blocks the cardiac effects. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of overdosing synthroid (thyroxine)?

What are the symptoms of overdosing synthroid (thyroxine)?

Hyperthyroidism: Overdosing on synthroid (thyroxine) will cause hyperthyroidism. Some symptoms of hyperthyroidism are: feeling nervous, fast heartbeat, weight loss, feeling hot, trouble sleeping, feeling anxious, sweating heavily, muscle weakness, increased appetite, frequent bowel movement... Some hyperthyroid patients will have 1-2 symptoms, some have all of them and some have none of them at all. ...Read more

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How much weight can you loose overdosing on synthroid (thyroxine)?

How much weight can you loose overdosing on synthroid (thyroxine)?

Don't do it: People who try this feel terrible and gain the weight right back. There is some risk of putting your heart into a rhythm disturbance. The most successful weight-loss happens when a person finds an aerobic sports activity that they actually enjoy, and can share with a partner / friend. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for thyroxine overdose?

What is the treatment for thyroxine overdose?

It depends: If severe, too much thyroid hormone in the blood can cause organs to stop working properly, a condition known as thyroid storm, and treatment in a hospital ICU may be needed. For less severe cases, treatment with beta-blockers (bp meds) may lessen symptoms of palpitations, shakiness, and jitters. For mild cases, no treatment may be needed at all. ...Read more

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What exactly is an overdose of thyroxine for a hypothyroidism patient?

What exactly is an overdose of thyroxine for a hypothyroidism patient?

Symptomatic: Many times will treat based on symptoms once dz is confirmed (within a certain range of normal). If symptoms of hyperthyroid would cut down dose, ie anxiety, agitation, tremor, exophthalmos, palpitations, diarrhea, jittery, racing heart, overheating, significant wt loss, insatiable appetite etc.... ...Read more

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What are the tests for Synthroid (thyroxine) overdose?

What are the tests for Synthroid (thyroxine) overdose?

Tsh,T3, T4, symptoms: Blood tests can determine overdose. Symptoms of excessive thyroid intake include anxiety, heart racing, headaches, hair shedding, shortness of breath, muscle weakness, overactive bowel function (i.e. Frequent bms, loos stools), possibly elevated temperature, weight loss, high blood pressure. Over long period, eyes will start to protrude. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Thyroxine overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Thyroxine overdose?

Taking too much: The definition of a drug overdose (legal or illegal) of any kind is simply taking too much of a substance than is recommended. Technically the FDA adds the most important part: at amounts sufficient to possibly cause or that causes an adverse event or side effect. You can overdose on an accepted amount if it right too much for you, someone on 25 mcg thyroxine who takes 2 technically overdosed. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Synthroid (thyroxine) overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Synthroid (thyroxine) overdose?

Synthroid: Synthroid (levothyroxine) overreplacement causes subclinical hyperthyroidism (normal serum T4 and T3 and low serum TSH concentrations) or even overt hyperthyroidism. The main risks are arrhythmia and accelerated bone loss/fractures, especially in older patients. Maintenance dose should be adjusted appropriately by a physician. ...Read more

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Can an overdose of thyroxine be detected weeks later by a blood test?

About 1-2 weeks.: The effects of overdosing appear 6 hours to 11 days after ingestion. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for Synthroid (thyroxine) overdose?

What is the treatment for Synthroid (thyroxine) overdose?

Supportive: Usually overdose does not cause problems. In a massive overdose, an epinephrine-blocker such as Propranolol may be lifesaving, and monitoring and managing the heart rhythm disturbances that may occur is critical. ...Read more

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Following biopsy surgery I have been woozy. 2 .5 weeks later still woozy. Have tried anti nausia, stopping thyroxine for 4 days as suspected overdosed pre surgery.

Following biopsy surgery I have been woozy. 2 .5 weeks later still woozy. Have tried anti nausia, stopping thyroxine for 4 days as suspected overdosed pre surgery.

Biopsy: Where was the biopsy? If there are no signs of continuous bleeding from the site of biopsy, the procedure of may not be the reason for the woozy feeling. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be in a coma have a heart attack caused by thyroxine overdose?

Is it normal to be in a coma have a heart attack caused by thyroxine overdose?

No: None of the items, coma, heart attack or thyroxine overdose are normal. Thyroxine overdose may cause the other two. ...Read more

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Side effects of using thyronorm 50 mg for over 8 years?

Side effects of using thyronorm 50 mg for over 8 years?

If you have: Hypothyroidism, it is much more dangerous not to take it. Every medication has side effects, and your doctor has determined that this medication provides you with more benefits than risks. ...Read more

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Am taking thyronorm 100 MCG for the past 17 years. Will this have any side effects on my health?

Am taking thyronorm 100 MCG for the past 17 years. Will this have any side effects on my health?

Need Blood Tests: Thyronorm is Synthetic thyroid hormone available in india under this name manufactured by Abbot Lab. You were probably prescribed for Hypothyroidism, a thyroid condition where the gland in not producing enough Thyroxin. When you are on this medicine you need to check your blood test for the level of THS,T3&T4 at least /yearly&follow up with Doctor if the dose needs adjustment.If test good no bad effe ...Read more

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I had an overdosage of thyronorm 88mcg accidentally. I had one befor breakfast and one after it. Will it have any side effects?

I had an overdosage of thyronorm 88mcg accidentally.  I had one befor breakfast and one after it.  Will it have any side effects?

Possible: I do not think anything serious, but you may get excited, nervous and have increased heart rate. Do not take anymore today or tomorrow. You can restart your usual dose then. ...Read more

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What could be the effects of taking too much synthroid (thyroxine)?

What could be the effects of taking too much synthroid (thyroxine)?

Being hyper: Too much synthroid (thyroxine) can make you feel hyper, cause diarrhea, weight loss, feeling hot or hot flashes, anxiety, poor sleep, heart pounding. Please speak with your doctor if you are having these symptoms. ...Read more

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I have hypothyroid and I am taking thyronorm 100 MCG now(starter with 25 MCG 5 y ago). What would be long time side effects?

I have hypothyroid and I am taking thyronorm 100 MCG now(starter with 25 MCG 5 y ago). What would be long time side effects?

None: B"sd levothyroxine (generic name) is identical to naturally occuring thyroid hormone in the circulation. Replacement doses that maintain an optimal TSH should be of absolutely no concern for side effects ...Read more

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Sir Is side effects of taking thyronorm is applicable only when overdosage is consumed or severe side effects is applicable also for regular intake?

Sir Is side effects of taking thyronorm is applicable only when overdosage is consumed or severe side effects is applicable also for regular intake?

It is thyroid hormon: And the level of it needs to be adjusted. The doses it comes in are the most common replacement thyroid hormone levels seen. BUT what level / dose a particular patient need has to be adjusted. Often with checking the blood levels of thyroid hormones. A regular dose of thyroid for one patient is too much for others. ...Read more

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What are withdrawal effects from synthroid (thyroxine)?

What are withdrawal effects from synthroid (thyroxine)?

Since it is: An exact duplicate of what's been in your body since you were in your mother's womb, there are no withdrawal effects — or any negative effects of any kind. If you have hypothyroidism as stated, you will need brand name T4 replacement every day the rest of your life. Never stop therapy for any reason. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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What are side effects of too much levoxyl (thyroxine)?

What are side effects of too much levoxyl (thyroxine)?

Hyperthyroid: Too much Levoxyl (thyroxine) can give you the symptoms of hyperthyroidism. Most importantly it can cause osteoporosis. You can have a rapid heart rate, tremor, diarrhea, hair loss, elevated blood pressure, anxiety and weight loss among others. It is important if you are on this medication to see your doctor regularly and check your thyroid levels. ...Read more

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My TSH is 88 and have started thyronorm 50mg what are the side effects of medicine?

Hypothyroidisim: You have profound under active Thyroid. You need the Thyroid replacement Medication. You should start feeling beeter soon. Stay with your Doctor. Have your TSH checked every 6-8 weeks, untill it is in the normal range.
I like to keep my patients TSH about 1-2, & certainly below 5. Don't worry about side effects. Embrace feeling better ...Read more

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My TSH is 8.33. Started taking thyronorm 50mcg since one week. Are there any side effects of that?

My TSH is 8.33. Started taking thyronorm 50mcg since one week. Are there any side effects of that?

Unlikely: That is a small dose and seems appropriate as a treatment for hypothyroidism. Most important is to follow up in a few months to see what the labs look like on this dose. ...Read more

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My TSH is 8.33. And I have started taking thyronorm 50mcg since one week. What are the side effects of that medicine?

My TSH is 8.33. And I have started taking thyronorm 50mcg since one week. What are the side effects of that medicine?

Thyroid replacement: Thyroxine will replace what your thyroid is supposed to be making. Your thyroid is apparently not making enough thyroid hormone, which is why your TSH is elevated. There should be no side effects, other than perhaps feeling better. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking thyronorm 25 mg. I am 17 yrs old. My TSH is 6.4?

What are the side effects of taking thyronorm 25 mg. I am 17 yrs old. My TSH is 6.4?

Likely none: B"sd
thyronorm 25 mg, you mean 25 mcg — is L-thyroxine also known as T4. It is one of the 2 important thyroid hormones in the blood. T4 replacement is the standard therapy for hypothyroidism, which is quite reliably indicated by your mildly elevated TSH. Dose of T4 titrated usually every 2 months with my usual "target" TSH is around 1.0. ...Read more

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What are the common side effects of synthroid (thyroxine)?

There are none: Synthroid (thyroxine) is a man-made replacement for your own thryroid hormone. There are no side effects per se because the drug will bind to the same receptors that your thyroid hormone binds to so the body does not use the drug as a synthetic. It is possible to take too much Synthroid (thyroxine) and then have effects of excess thyroid like rapid heart beat. ...Read more

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Thyroxine (Definition)

Thyroxine is a thyroid ...Read more