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Dr. David Sneid
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Thyroxine (Definition)

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What are the symptoms of overdose of thyroxine?

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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Please describe the medication: levoxyl (thyroxine)?

Please describe the medication: levoxyl (thyroxine)?

It's thyroid hormone: Levoxyl is one of several commercial (non-generic) brands of levothyroxine. Levothyroxine is the most common form of thyroid hormone replacement. ...Read more

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Can I take St. John's wort if I am taking thyroxine?

Can I take St. John's wort if I am
taking thyroxine?

No interactions: It should be safe to take thyroxine with St. John's wort. A lot of medications do interact with St. John's however , so it is good that you are considering it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: synthroid (thyroxine)?

Please describe the medication: synthroid (thyroxine)?

It's thyroid hormone: Synthroid is one of several commercial (non-generic) brands of levothyroxine. Levothyroxine is the most common form of thyroid hormone replacement. ...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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What happens to the body if not enough thyroxine is produced?

What happens to the body if not enough thyroxine is produced?

Thyroxine: Unless you have had thyroid testing by your doctor you cannot know if you have enough thyroxine or not. Low thyroxine is easy to diagnose and treat but only if you have it. ...Read more

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Is thyroxine safe in pregnency?

Is thyroxine safe in pregnency?

Thyroid Treatment: Yes. Of course. And low or hypo thyroid in pregnancy is dangerous. Take you medication. ...Read more

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Can i take q10 if i take thyroxine?

Yes: Coenzyme q10 is presently being peddled for pretty much everything and if you believed what these people are saying you would at best be reading uncritically. Coenzyme q specifically helps a group of very rare diseases. Supplement makers are not held by law to the standards of truth that the healthtap team is. If you want to pay money to people for deceiving you, that's your business. ...Read more

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In what time frame does thyroxine work?

In what time frame does thyroxine work?

Weeks: Since the thyroxine has a long duration in the body, every daily pill contributes little to the total body thyroid hormone content. As a consequence, it takes a long time (6 weeks) for thyroxine levels to reach the target level once treatment is started. ...Read more

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Can i lose weight on 150 mcg thyroxine?

Depends: If you are hypothyroid, have gained weight related to hypothyroidism, and then take thyroid hormone to correct your level back to normal, you would likely lose weight. If your thyroid level is normal and you try taking thyroid hormone to lose weight, it will not work, and will likely make you gain weight, as thyroid hormone increases appetite. ...Read more

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Does Synthroid (thyroxine) contain iodine?

Does Synthroid (thyroxine) contain iodine?

Thyroid hormone: Contains iodine, and synthroid (thyroxine) is thyroid hormone, so there's a very small amount of iodine in it, but not enough to cause problems, even in people who are allergic to iodine. ...Read more

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Can I take Synthroid (thyroxine) with tea?

Can I take Synthroid (thyroxine) with tea?

Yes: Hi. Yep, no problem. Try to take it under the same circumstances on a regular basis. ...Read more

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Can I take Synthroid (thyroxine) with coq10?

Can I take Synthroid (thyroxine) with coq10?

No interactions: No interaction between the two drugs but for best absorption it's recommended to take synthroid (thyroxine) on an empty stomach. ...Read more

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Is coffee harmful with synthroid (thyroxine)?

Is coffee harmful with synthroid (thyroxine)?

No, but caffeine...: No, coffee is not harmful for someone taking synthroid (thyroxine). However, the caffeine in coffee may cause a faster heart rate, trouble sleeping, higher blood pressure, etc... So, it's better to drink decaf. ...Read more

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Possible side effect of synthroid (thyroxine)?

Possible side effect of synthroid (thyroxine)?

Rash: In general, it's a very safe drug. Possible side effect is a rash, caused by the dye used to make the pill color. When this happens, it's recommend to use the white pill to see if the rash goes away. The white pill contain no dyes. If the rash goes away, then it's likely the dye. Other side effects: if use too much: fast heartbeats, shaking, nervousness, diarrhea, headache, insomnia, hair loss. ...Read more

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