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Synthroid 80 Mcg
BP 130/80 in dr office. Pulse 70 bpm. Lost 13 pounds, exercising never had BP issues in past. No thyroid gland take Synthroid 100 mcgs. BP ok?
I have gillbert's disease & get jaundice frequently. I'm on propranolol 80 mg er, Synthroid 50 mcg, vitamin D3 400i.U, beano & colace. Is this ok?
Sounds OK: Your meds sound reasonable although I am not sure vit d has any benefit in a male of your age. ...Read more
Either: It is usually recommended that you take the medicine in the morning about an hour before eating. Fasting prior to the dose appears to be more important than whether it is taken in the morning or in the evening. Therefore nighttime is also fine. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I started synthroid 25 mcg 2.5 wks ago for hypo. The last few days, Ive felt very full (almost sick) when I don't eat much. Is this related? Why?
Fnp wants to raise my Synthroid from 50 mcg to 75. I don't understand the mechanics behind this medicine. Can you explain?
TSH: Hi. Your FNP probably tested your TSH and found it to be high on your current dose of 50 mcg/day. TSH is the pituitary hormone that reflects thyroid status (assuming normal pituitary function); if TSH is hi, your pituitary is trying to push your thyroid to make more thyroid hormone, but your thyroid is damaged and can't. Therefore, you give more Synthroid until the TSH is down in the normal range ...Read more
I'm on Synthroid 50 mcg. Every morn. I accidently took 2 today. So I have 100 mcg in me. Is this ok?
Yes: A little extra will make no difference but your prescription may run out early so notify you doctor. ...Read more