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Headaches, dizziness standing, nausea, cold flash, tremors, ears ring, malaise, sleep disturbances. TSH normal but lower. Synthroid (thyroxine) makes worse. ???

Headaches, dizziness standing, nausea, cold flash, tremors, ears ring, malaise, sleep disturbances.  TSH normal but lower. Synthroid (thyroxine) makes worse.  ???

Need for examination: Your symptoms do not lend to a proper evaluation in this forum. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation and adjustment in your medication dose. ...Read more

Dr. David Sneid
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Thyroxine (Definition)

Thyroxine is a thyroid ...Read more


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Still experiencing severe hypothyroid symptoms on synthroid (thyroxine)?

Still experiencing severe hypothyroid symptoms on synthroid (thyroxine)?

Recheck labs: First thing to do is to make sure the thyroid labs are now normal. Sometimes you might have to live with normal thyroid levels for a few months to see if the symptoms improved. If thyroid levels are now completely normal on synthroid (thyroxine) and you still have all the symptoms, i think it's time to look for another cause for your symptoms. ...Read more

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Treated for thyroidits (hashi's ruled out) w/ 75mcg levo/10mcg cytomel (liothyronine) but experiencing panic attacks nausea, trouble breathing, hot flashes nightime?

Treated for thyroidits (hashi's ruled out) w/ 75mcg levo/10mcg cytomel (liothyronine) but experiencing panic attacks nausea, trouble breathing, hot flashes nightime?

Mood and hormones: Hypo or hyper thyroid states may serious impact not only the body but the brain...mind. 1% of the chronic patients in state mental hospitals are cured and released each year, when their thyroid status is corrected. See your family medical doctor or endocrinologist soon. ...Read more

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Serotonin syndrome? 10 mg Zoloft (sertraline) for 5 days. Extreme sweating fever 99.9 HRT plps shivering muscle tightness nausea no appetite. Regular side fx?

Serotonin syndrome?  10 mg Zoloft (sertraline) for 5 days. Extreme sweating fever 99.9 HRT plps shivering muscle tightness nausea no appetite.  Regular side fx?

Don't take a chance: Serotonin syndrome is a rare but potentially extremely dangerous side effect of taking medications that increase serotonin levels. When it happens, generally it is to someone who is taking multiple medications that affect serotonin, and starts within 24 hours of a med change. If there is any suspicion, contact the prescribing physician today for advice. If not available, go to emergency dept. ...Read more

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Suffering from stomach bloating gas heacdache weakness diziness always feeling sleepy since last 3 months, edoscopy normal, norelief taking medicines?

Suffering from stomach bloating gas heacdache weakness diziness always feeling sleepy since last 3 months, edoscopy normal, norelief taking medicines?

Gluten sensitivity: It is possible that your symptoms are caused by gluten sensitivity and the only way to find out is to avoid eating all wheat products and everything that has wheat or gluten on the label. If this does not work, another approach is to try taking a probiotic or for starters, eat yogurt. ...Read more

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Are diarrhea and rash possible side effects of Synthroid (thyroxine)?

Are diarrhea and rash possible side effects of Synthroid (thyroxine)?

Yes, but . . .: Yes, they are possible side effects, but don't stop your medication before contacting your doctor. They could be does-related (you may need a smaller dose) or even unrelated. That is, it could be a coincidence, and the cause might be something else (like an infection). Get checked straight away if the diarrhea and rash have not already resolved. ...Read more

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Can Synthroid (thyroxine) cause night sweats?

Can Synthroid (thyroxine) cause night sweats?

Not usually: Synthroid, (thyroxine) when given at a dose resulting in normal labs (tsh), should not cause night sweats. Too much synthroid, (thyroxine) (or any form of thyroid hormone) however, could cause this. Suggest getting your labs checked. ...Read more

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Prescribed atorvastatin, clopidogrel, ramipril, after suspected tia, havve headaches, blurred vision, feel vague, bloated, cant lose weight. ???


Prescribed atorvastatin, clopidogrel, ramipril, after suspected tia, havve headaches, blurred vision, feel vague, bloated, cant lose weight. ???

Complicated: You may well be having adverse reactions to one or more medications, and best to contact your doctor and discuss potential of revising some of this. Yet, clearly you likely need the type of medication prescribed to prevent potential future stroke. ...Read more

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Extreme heartburn after missing protonix (pantoprazole). Double up?

Extreme heartburn after missing protonix (pantoprazole). Double up?

No need.: There's no need to double up the dose in this context. Simply resuming the medication should help. If you need a temporary boost, you can add OTC Pepcid AC for a few days. ...Read more

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Night sweats, nausea, some random dizziness, no weight loss, 4 months post partum on metformin and levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel). Any ideas?

Night sweats, nausea, some random dizziness, no weight loss, 4 months post partum on metformin and levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel).  Any ideas?

Probably metformin: B"sd Initial consideration is are you pregnant? otherwise metformin can cause all GI side effects, including nausea. As a diabetes drug also can lead, although not typically, to hypoglycemia. One option is to stop the metformin and see if your symptoms are side effects of the medication. What is your blood glucose during your symptoms? ...Read more

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TSH 3 & PCOS. Took metformin for 2 yrs then stopped. Now on Synthroid (thyroxine) 50mcg & Prozac 20mg. Still tired, fatigue. Any supplementation?

TSH 3 & PCOS. Took metformin for 2 yrs then stopped. Now on Synthroid (thyroxine) 50mcg & Prozac 20mg. Still tired, fatigue. Any supplementation?

With normal TSH fatigue is nonspecific.: Although the TSH level is in the upper mid range of normal, your dose could be slightly adjusted upward to for example 75 µg daily. Your fatigue could be secondary to underlying depression for which you are taking medication for. Metformin is commonly used in PCOS for normalizing periods and ovulation. Have your vitamin D levels checked. ...Read more

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Are Zoloft (sertraline) fatigue symtoms temporary?

Are Zoloft (sertraline) fatigue symtoms temporary?

FATIGUE EVAL: Normally will resolve as Zoloft (sertraline) doseAdjustment. If not you need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleep disorders cause Fatigue ...Read more

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Levothyroxine (Definition)

Of the hormone produced by one's own ...Read more


Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more