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Levothyroxine Sodium Side Effects
Side effects of taking overdose of Thyroxine sodium 50 mcg, my frnd takes 30 tablets in place of 1 tablet. so, what is the side effects? & wht i do?
Er: Your friend should go to the nearest ER ...Read more
Hyperthroidism: Taking too much levothyroxine causes hyperthyroidism. This can cause your metabolism to be too fast, causing you to lose weight, have a fast heart rate, lose your hair, and feel like it is too hot all of the time. It is definitely not recommended you take too much of your medication. ...Read more
How can I find out if I have Addison's disease? Or maybe my symptoms are side effects of levothyroxine?
I'm taking 200mcg of Thyroxine Sodium daily for the past 12 years.If I switch to 200mcg of Levothyroxine Sodium instead, What will be the side effect?
Same thing: Hi. The only thyroxine sold as pure thyroxine is levothyroxine, so you should be fine. In other words, what was labeled as thyroxine was actually levothyroxine. After you make this switch, have your TSH and free T4 checked about 8 weeks later to assure biological similarity of the two different l-thyroxine preparations. Good luck! ...Read more
Was just put on levothyroxine for my thyroid. Are there any side effects to this and are there any pre cautions I should take? Nervous abt taking it
If on correct dose,: that cause normal free T4 and TSH, then none!! ...Read more
I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism by my doctor recently. I was just prescribed levothyroxine. I'm a nursing mom. Is this med safe? Any side effects
Levothyroxine for the thyroid. I'm reading side effects & one of them is hair loss. Isn't it suppose to stop hair loss not cause it?
Thyroid hair loss : Recommend 2nd opinion with me so we can figure it out, ...Read more
Hey i am a mother of a 6month old with hypothyroidism and i just wanted a second opinion on things.my son just started 0.088 mg levothyroxine.ive read some bad side effects on them im just really worried.
Continue medication: Congenital Hypothyroidism is a lack of the thyroid hormone which is what Levothyroxine provides. All medications have benefits and side effects. Without the treatment your infant will not have normal brain growth and development leading to profound mental retardation. In addition there will be significant impairment in his growth. Delayed treatment can even lead to neurological problems. ...Read more
Bw revealed TSH 5.89. Put on 25mcg levothyroxine 60 days ago. Having heart palps, lost few lbs when BMI only 17.5. Concerned. Why these side effects?
Could I take Levothyroxine sodium 50mcg while being on birthcontrol? What will be the affects? How should take them? I'm only 17 and 85 pounds.
I'm taking levothyroxine sodium 125 mcg per day, what supplement can I take to lose weight? I eat healty & exer. I weight 194.Im 47yr. Old,
No easy answer: As long as your thyroid level is normal, this is not the reason for your weight problem. Although supplements are a multi-billion dollar industry, there are very few if any legitimate studies that show that they work. You should get a full examination to make sure there are no other reasons for your weight problem, after that it comes down to the basic reality of fewer calories in, more exercise. ...Read more
Is there any interactions between "Schiff Move Free Advanced" and "Levothyroxine Sodium" ?
Is it ok to use them simultaneously?
Drug interaction: Glucosamine is not one of the agent reported to have any interaction with levothytoxine, but any calcium or iron in it may interfere with the absorption of the thyroid medicine, Take the levothyroxine in the morning in empty stomach and take any other supplements 4 hrs later. ...Read more
Stick with one: Thyroxine sodium and levothyroxine are simply different forms of generic "synthroid". Neither is better than the other. Whichever form you take, stick with it. The bioavailability of each thyroid preparation is a little different. If you switch from one form to another, your thyroid numbers may change, and you may start to feel hypo or hyper. Sometimes pharmacists switch you to save $. ...Read more
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