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Doctor insights on: Mylan Thyroid Medicine

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Second day on my thyroid medicine extremly tired is this normal and is my body just getting used to the medicine?

Second day on my thyroid medicine extremly tired is this normal and is my body just getting used to the medicine?

Unclear question: You don't say what medication or what it is being taken for. Fatigue is common with both hyper and hypothyroidism, although there are differences. As your thyroid level starts to normalize (either going down or up), there could be some temporary worsening of symptoms, since you body has become used to the prevailing level of thyroid hormone. ...Read more

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Could switching thyroid medicine cause irregular spikes in bp? Never had issues with BP til now, switched meds 2 weeks ago & last week experienced hbp

Could switching thyroid medicine cause irregular spikes in bp? Never had issues with BP til now, switched meds 2 weeks ago & last week experienced hbp

Thyroid level?: If by changing thyroid medication, you now have a different thyroid level that is outside the normal range, it could cause a change in your blood pressure. You should get a TSH and free T4 level done to assess this. ...Read more

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Why is that my thyroid medicine changes every 3 month?

Why is that my thyroid medicine changes every 3 month?

Thyroid medicine: Your doctor is likely trying to titrate your medicine up and down to get the proper thyroid level. It takes a while (ie 3 months) before you can tell if the medication needs to be increased or decreased. ...Read more

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How much time will ittake for thyroid medicine to work?

Thyroid Medication: You can notice the effects of thyroid medication within a few days, but you should be experiencing whatever full effect you will get by about six weeks. ...Read more