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Thyroxine (Definition)

Thyroxine is a thyroid ...Read more


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How should I get rid of cefuroxime side effects. ?

How should I get rid of cefuroxime  side effects. ?

Which effects?: Predominantly gi, with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Generally just stop taking the drug. ...Read more

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How can I find out if I have Addison's disease? Or maybe my symptoms are side effects of levothyroxine?

How can I find out if I have Addison's disease? Or maybe my symptoms are side effects of levothyroxine?

Cortisol: Assessment for adrenal insufficiency involves measurement of blood level of cortisol, and confirming a reduced response of the adrenal gland to produce cortisol after administration of an IV dose of ACTH (cosyntropin). ...Read more

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What are some of the side effects to taking levothyroxine for hypothiroidism?

What are some of the side effects to taking levothyroxine for hypothiroidism?

Safe drug: In general, this is a very safe drug if used properly and as prescribed. The most common side effect is a rash due to the dye in the medication. If too much is used, it can cause palpitations, fast heart beats, nervousness, tremor, diarrhea, insomnia, abdominal cramps... ...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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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

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

Hypothyroidism: Please take levothyroxin early in the morning in empty stomach. You need to check the TSH level within 4- 6 weeks and then every 2-3 months depends on your blood level. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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

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

Thyroxine: Yes it is safe during pregnancy and you should have your thyroid level checked during your pregnancy as your body requirements may change as the baby grows. ...Read more

Levothyroxine (Definition)

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