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Is generic Synthroid (thyroxine) okay to take?

Is generic Synthroid (thyroxine) okay to take?

Yes: Generic synthroid is called levothyroxine. Taking generic version is reasonable and will likely achivevsimilar results , however i would recommend that you inform your endocrinologist about such switch as you may need to have your thyroid levels checked soon (a few weeks) after making the switch to ensure your dosing is appropriate. I would also recommend that you adhere to one kind of preparation. ...Read more

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Dr. David Sneid
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Is it ok to take diphenhydromine with synthroid (thyroxine)?

Is it ok to take diphenhydromine with synthroid (thyroxine)?

Yes: It's ok to take any medication while on synthroid (thyroxine) as long as you at a different time. Synthroid (thyroxine) should always be taken on an empty stomach at least thirty minutes before food or medication intake. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Adderall while also taking levoxyl (thyroxine)?

Is it safe to take Adderall while also taking levoxyl (thyroxine)?

Levoxyl (thyroxine) and Adderall: Yes. Theses are medications that can be taken safely together. ...Read more

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Taking levothyroxine meds .is it safe to take forskolin?

Taking levothyroxine meds .is it safe to take forskolin?

Forskolin: Hi. Forskolin is a potent non-specific activator of an enzyme (A-kinase) that has many cellular effects in most if not all tissues. I can't believe it's safe to take. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take forskolin with synthroid (thyroxine)?

Is it safe to take forskolin with synthroid (thyroxine)?

Take apart: as long as you allow a minimum of 45-60 minutes between the two, you should be ok. Best if you take the synthroid (thyroxine) in am and the supplement in pm ...Read more

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Is it ok to take estroven while taking levothyroxine?

Is it ok to take estroven while taking levothyroxine?

Yes: But do not take them at the same time. Levothyroxine should be taken on an empty stomach and separate from any vitamins or supplements by at least an hour otherwise they could decrease the absorption of the levothyroxine. Always check with your doctor for any contraindications before taking the estroven as well. ...Read more

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Is it advisable to take atorvastatin tablets?

Is it advisable to take atorvastatin tablets?

Yes: If you have high cholesterol or have multiple or major risk factors for heart disease. There are other statins that can be used but you should discuss that with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take both l-tyrosine and synthroid (thyroxine)?

Sure: Use l-thyroxine (such as synthroid) if you are hypothyroid, but why are you wasting money on tyrosine. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Synthroid (thyroxine) while pregnant?

Yes: Not only is it safe, but if you were taking Synthroid (thyroxine) before your pregnancy, it is crucial to continue your Synthroid (thyroxine) during your pregnancy. Hypothyroidism (low thyroid disease) during pregnancy is a common medical condition. Your ob/gyn will check your thyroid hormone level throughout your pregnancy to maintain an adequate level. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Synthroid (thyroxine) for your thyroid?

Is it safe to take Synthroid (thyroxine) for your thyroid?

Synthroid (thyroxine): Ive been prescribing it now for over 20 years. It is safe and well tolerated. It's the most pure for of thyroid hormone replacement. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take prescribed dextroamphetamines?

Is it ok to take prescribed dextroamphetamines?

If it is prescribed: If dextroamphetamine is prescribed by a knowledgable physician, familiar with its uses and misuses it should be safe. before starting it check with your primary care doctor to make sure you do not have any contraindications. ...Read more

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Is Diclofenac safe to take if you take atenolol?

Is Diclofenac safe to take if you take atenolol?

Caution: It is a generally safe combination as long as you do not exceed the daily recommended dose of diclofenac. However elevated blood pressure and salt retention can be a side effect to diclofenac which can negate the benefit of atenolol. good luck ...Read more

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