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Is it alright to take adipex if you are on synthyroid for hypothyroidism?

Is it alright to take adipex if you are on synthyroid for hypothyroidism?

Yes but no: Should not be contraindicated if you are on the proper dose of synthroid (thyroxine). However I am not sure if adipex is a good medication to take regardless. ...Read more

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Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


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I take synthyroid for hypothyroidism can I take flaxseed oil ?

I take synthyroid for hypothyroidism can I take flaxseed oil ?

Possibly: It is recommended to take synthroid (thyroxine) on an empty stomach without other pills, supplements or food 30 minutes to 1 hour before any other ingestion. Any soybean product can interfere with absorption and is not recommended. If you must take a related product, I would encourage staggering it 12 hours away from your thyroid medication. ...Read more

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Should I take Synthroid (thyroxine) for hypothyroidism?

Should I take Synthroid (thyroxine) for hypothyroidism?

Synthroid (thyroxine) vs NDT: Synthroid (thyroxine) is not for everyone. Many feel much better with NDT (natural desiccated thyroid)... Armour, Westhroid, NatureThroid. I specialize in this and help people transition from synthetic to natural. A good book to read is "Stop the Thyroid Madness, II" of which I authored Chapter 3. Also check out www.GetMyThyroidFixed.com JP ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens when you don't take Synthroid (thyroxine) for hypothyroidism and start taking it again?

Could you tell me what happens when you don't take Synthroid (thyroxine) for hypothyroidism and start taking it again?

Nothing: It takes time for Synthroid (thyroxine) to build up in your body. If you stop Synthroid (thyroxine) and start again, you might feel hypothyroid for the 1-2 weeks it takes for Synthroid (thyroxine) to reach steady state. ...Read more

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I take 2 extra strength Reactines a day and it's not enough. I have hypothyroidism and take Synthroid (thyroxine) 75 mcg. Can I take 3 Reactines a day?

I take 2 extra strength Reactines a day and it's not enough. I have hypothyroidism and take Synthroid (thyroxine) 75 mcg. Can I take 3 Reactines a day?

Reactines: Unless your doctor has OK'd your daily use of Reactine I strongly suggest you discuss this with your doctor. I personally don't think its a good idea on a daily basis. ...Read more

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I take Synthroid (thyroxine) medicine, does that mean I have hypothyroidism or hyperthroidism? Same as abouve

I take Synthroid (thyroxine) medicine, does that mean I have hypothyroidism or hyperthroidism? Same as abouve

Patients : Patients on synthroid (thyroxine) are typically have hypothyroidism, which is a cause of hair loss. Read more about hair loss and treatment options at the link below. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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My daughter takes Synthroid (thyroxine) for hypothyroidism and has become very emotional and hyper. Is this normal behavior?

No: Kids who are treated for profound hypothyroidism can exhibit some symptoms of what seems like hyperactivity as their body gets used to being back on track. However, if a child has been hypothyroid long enough, problems like learning disability or adhd may exist already, but unmasked with treatment for hypothyroidism. Please speak to your child's doctor about this. ...Read more

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Dr. Gail Altschuler
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Phentermine (Definition)

Phentermine is been around for about 60 years. Phentermine is an appetite suppressant the bariatrician in the winter of 2008. Has a article gives a great description of the medication phentermine. I have used Phentermine over the last nine years without any complications whatsoever. We only give a half of a 37.5 mg ...Read more


Dr. Joseph Mathews
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Synthroid (Definition)

Synthroid is a thyroid ...Read more