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How Much Ltyrosine Should I Take If I Have Hypothyroidism
Pharmacist: You are correct in inquiring about possible interactions of moclobemide when you are taking thyroid supplements or any other medications as that class of antidepressants are more apt to cause interactions. You should ask your pharmacist and prescribing psychiatrist for this advice as the average physician has little experience with that class of antidepressants. ...Read more
None: Spirulina is a dietary supplement that has no legitimate studies showing that it is of value in people with thyroid disease. ...Read more
Usually gradually: Web md would be a good source of info. ...Read more
It depends upon: Location and system, but i get my results back the next day. ...Read more
Do you mean mucinex (guaifenesin)?: Yes, you can.Get a more detailed answer ›
Probably: The most common cause for hypothyroidism is autoimmune destruction of the thyroid gland (hashimoto's thyroiditis). This typically results in a permanently low thyroid, though in early disease one can have episodes of normal or even high thyroid levels. There are also temporary causes for hypothyroidism including recovering subacute thyroiditis, and postpartum thyroiditis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Half life 7d: 6 weeks. The half life of thyroid replacement is 7d, there fore it takes 6 1/2 lives to reach steady state or 6w. No medication change or labs reassessment for 2-3 months to see if right dose. ...Read more
Incompletely treated: Hi. Your doc adjusts your thyroid dose assuming you're taking it everyday. She/he will adjust it higher until your thyroid function is at goal. If you then start taking it everyday all of a sudden, it could make you hyperthyroid. Try to remember to take it - you might feel better! Good luck! ...Read more
Start taking it: The dose for this is based on your body mass and blood tests that reflect how your brain's feedback hormones detect it working.Geyt back on your med and call your doc to see if you should do anything more. Within a week or so your system should be back on track. ...Read more
Inactive Thyroid: I have no idea why you would put your body through this experiment. But no thyroid would lead to unwanted fatigue, unwanted depression, unwanted weight gain. It could lead to dry skin, brittle and breakable hair. You may feel cold even when it is warm. Your heart and other muscles will be sluggish. Shall i go on? ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism and take medication for it but it keeps spiraling to hyper, and its always large. what should I do?
Sounds like you need: to be reassessed by endocrinology. Hypothyroidism is oft diagnosed in people when sick, and the diagnosis of sick euthyroid is mislabled as hypothyroidism. If you have a goiter and you're thyroid is hyper now, you may have Grave's disease or another thyroiditis (autoimmune attack of the thyroid). Also if you have recently had CT scans with contrast that can cause problems too. Get seen ASAP! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Am hypothyroid. Take med in morning. Can i switch to bedtime? Just read should not be taking med and having coffee within an hour. Thank you.
Hypothyroidism: Excellent question! there are several recent studies suggesting better results if you take levothyroxine at night, presumably on an empty stomach. Check out http://www.Drugs.Com/levothyroxine.Html which recommends taking on empty stomach (although states ok 30min before breakfast). Always ask your doc & tell him/her what you want to do. Then check TSH 6wks after change. Repeat TSH in another 6wks. ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism and i take levathyroxin would it be safe to do the advicare 24 day challenge and cleanse? Would they cleanse effect the med?
Worthless: Make sure you're taking brand name T4 and your levels are normal. Forget the "challenge and cleanse" -- it's internet garbage and won't help you in any way. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv and the internet. You don't actually believe any of that crap do you? ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism and tofay around 11am I went to pick up my med but I havent taken my med and I want to take it when can I take after how many hr?
Thyroid: You should take your thyroid med at bedtime - at least one hour after your last meal. ...Read more
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