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Why is my levothyroxine not helping anymore?

Why is my levothyroxine not helping anymore?

Levothyroxine: How do you know that levothyroxine is an issue? Please have your doctor examine you and order labs for TSH, Free T4, and Free T3 (liothyronine). If they are all normal there is a different reason for any symptoms you have. If one or more are not normal your doctor will work out what needs to be done. ...Read more

Dr. David Sneid
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Thyroxine (Definition)

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What happens from an overdose on levothyroxine?

What happens from an overdose on levothyroxine?

Hyper"activities": Briefly-- heart palpitations or arrhythmia a, anxiety, sweating, weight loss, tremors, difficulty concentrating, diarrhea, weight loss, " bug eyes", headaches, achy or weak muscles. If one thinks they are on too much medications for thyroid replacement or if they think they have an over active thyroid, this can be easily tested with blood work and they should see their physician. ...Read more

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What happens if levothyroxine 25 milligrams is being stop?

Nothing if: Nothing will happen if after stopping your thyroid tests for tsh, t3, (liothyronine) T4 are normal, and needs to be checked. ...Read more

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Can levothyroxine cause anxiety?

Can levothyroxine cause anxiety?

Possibly: Levothyroxine can possibly cause anxiety if it is taken for the wrong reason or if the dose is too high. See your doctor and get your labwork checked on a regular basis to make sure your dose is correct. ...Read more

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Levothyroxine overdose side effects?

Levothyroxine overdose side effects?

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

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Can 1800mcg of levothyroxine kill you?

Can 1800mcg of levothyroxine kill you?

1800: The usual dose is 12.5 to 50 mcg daily. Where did you get that number. Surely no one would have prescribed that dose! ...Read more

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Is Synthroid better than. Levothyroxine?

Is Synthroid better than. Levothyroxine?

See answer: Their bio-availability is not equivalent, however, insurance constraints and csot often require the generic levo. As long as you are on the one drug, and your dr. Is following you regularly, you should have no major problems on the generic. ...Read more

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Can you drink coffe after levothyroxine?

Can you drink coffe after levothyroxine?

Nothing by mouth 1hr: Avoid any food or medication for one hour after taking levothyroxine first thing in the morning. ...Read more

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Waht are the side affect of levothyroxine?

Waht are the side affect of levothyroxine?

Thyroid meds = OK: Thyroid meds given at the proper dose will only leave you feeling well, and normal. If underdosed, you will still feel tired, cold, and may be overweight, with dry skin and brittle hair. If overdosed, you may have sweats, rapid irregular heart that may lead to heart failure and stroke (atrial fibrillation) and may even promote a silent disease, that thins out your bone (osteoporosis). ...Read more

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Do milk thistlle & Levothyroxine not mix ?

Do milk thistlle & Levothyroxine not mix ?

No: can take both, thyroid medication interacts with many things. Including food. What I tell my patients is whatever you do do it consistently, then we can adjust your medication. so dont take milk thistle once in a while, either take it daily and check your thyroid levels regularly, or do not take it. ...Read more

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Can I take hydroxycut if I take levothyroxine?

Not if it contains: green coffee bean extract or caffeine. Otherwise,ok to take. By the way,it will not help you lose weight. ...Read more

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Can i safely take levothyroxine and thinogenics?

Yes and no: You can safely take brand name levothyroxine is your thyroid is deficient, but thinogenics will only thin your wallet. Why put chemicals in your body when you don't know what they are, what they can do, or what harm they can cause? Don't get your scientific information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Can i take hydroxycut while i'm on levothyroxine?

Don't do that : None of the stimulant weight-loss products on the market are safe. They are known for causing cardiac arrhythmias, headaches, urinary retention, anxiety & depression, renal insufficiency, sleep disorders, and fatigue. There is no such thing as a fat burner. See your doctor for diet and exercise recommendations, and do not take any supplements unless under a doctor's management. ...Read more

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Levothyroxine (Definition)

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


Dr. Byron Law-Yone
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