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Going Off Synthroid
I had a miscarriage in June and found out I'm hypo thyroid. Ever since starting synthroid my periods have been very heavy and painful, lasting 2-3 weeks. Is my body just adjusting or should I go off the synthroid? I had bloodwork done last week and my tsh
Will going 2 days without Synthroid be very harmful? Cant get refill over the weekend. I'm unsure what to do and worried. Taken Synthroid for 2 years.
Does taking a higher dose of Synthroid mean your thyroid is working even less? Like going from 150 to 200 mcg?
Possibly: For most people, a full replacement dose of Synthroid would be 125 to 150 mcg daily. Once you are above 150 mcg, the more likely explanation is that you are not absorbing the drug well. You must take it on an empty stomach and wait at least 40 min. before eating. Don't take other meds, vitamins or supplements for a few hours. ...Read more
Hypothyroid for 26 years. The last 5 years I keep having to adjust my dose of synthroid up and down. Constantly. What's going on?
Can be due: to hormonal changes,. Also make sure you are taking it on an empty stomach with water only and wait 30-60 minutes before eating or drinking anything else or taking any other medications. Food other beverages or other medications can effect the absorption of thyroid medications, ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've missed 2 days of synthroid. I have no thyroid. When would levels start to go hypo? Thanks. Will start again tomorrow.
Is it ok to take these together - I take Synthroid in the morning and was going to take L-Arginine in afternoon?
Doc wants me to start Synthroid again 50 mcg. But wants me to cut 50 mcg in half and take 25 for a few days then go up to 50. Can i cut Synthroid pills in half?
Yes: The tablets are small but scored which allows you to cut them in half. ...Read more
I am on levoxyl .112 and becuse of the recall have to go to Synthroid .112..Which would you normally recommend for your patient and why?
Same med: You can consider synthroid to be the brand name and Levoxyl the generic name of the same medicine. They are interchangeable, and you should notice no difference at all in the effect of your medication (change). Often times, if i write for synthroid but then sign on the line that says "substitution permitted, " the patient is dispensed Levoxyl at the pharmacy. No problem. ...Read more
i am taking Synthroid 50mcg since mar 5. Can headaches be a side effect of Synthroid and will it go away as i get used to the medication?
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