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Would going on Synthroid (thyroxine) cause new allergy symptoms to emerge?

Would going on Synthroid (thyroxine) cause new allergy symptoms to emerge?

Depend what you mean: If you mean nasal or eye allergy symptoms then no. If you are getting a rash or more systemic type symptoms this would be possible and could indicate a drug allergy. ...Read more

Dr. William Walsh
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Shock (Definition)

A condition in which a person cannot circulate enough blood (carrying oxygen and nutrients) to the vital organs in the body. If shock persists, various parts of the body will stop working, and the person will die. Causes of shock include injuries, excessive bleeding, heart failure, infections, chemical imbalances, ...Read more


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Thyroxine intolerance. Works but have sideeffects. May be allergy. Breathlessness, heartpalp, lot of heat, diarrhea, tsh-3.0, armour, erfa, which is best?

Thyroxine intolerance. Works but have sideeffects. May be allergy. Breathlessness, heartpalp, lot of heat, diarrhea, tsh-3.0, armour, erfa, which is best?

Too much too fast: These symptoms all point to too much thyroid. Since the TSH is not suppressed, perhaps you need to start on a lower dose of thyroid with small increments until the optimal dose is reached. Talk to your physician about this. ...Read more

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Can you get levothyroxine allergies?

Can you get levothyroxine allergies?

Possible: It is rare to develop allergy to levothyroxine, which is a medication used to treat hypothyroidism. However, there are reports of allergy to such medications. ...Read more

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Random lip swelling due to allergy or hashimoto's/hypothyroid? Allergist says I need levothyroxine increase- endocrinologist says no, it's an allergy.

Random lip swelling due to allergy or hashimoto's/hypothyroid? Allergist says I need levothyroxine increase- endocrinologist says no, it's an allergy.

Sounds like allergy: Random lip swelling is probably due to an allergic reaction. Have you used a new lip stick, make up, soap, tooth paste, mouth wash, facial products etc? If so you may want to discontinue that one product. If the swelling persist, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can too much thyroxine do to the body?

What can too much thyroxine do to the body?

Problems: Like anything else, too much of a good thing is also no good. Too much thyroxine causes hyperthyroidism. This can cause palpitations, irregular heart rhythms, bone loss, muscle weakness, trouble sleeping, anxiety. In essence, thyroid hormone affects every part of your body. ...Read more

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Can I cut my Synthroid (thyroxine) in half?

Can I cut my Synthroid (thyroxine) in half?

Ask your treating Dr: Only your treating dr. Can answer that question after doing appropriate lab work for your thyroid, good luck. ...Read more

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Is generic Synthroid (thyroxine) okay to take?

Is generic Synthroid (thyroxine) okay to take?

Yes: Generic synthroid is called levothyroxine. Taking generic version is reasonable and will likely achivevsimilar results, however I would recommend that you inform your endocrinologist about such switch as you may need to have your thyroid levels checked soon (a few weeks) after making the switch to ensure your dosing is appropriate. I would also recommend that you adhere to one kind of preparation. ...Read more

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Is 250 mcg of synthroid, (thyroxine) excessive?

Is 250 mcg of synthroid, (thyroxine) excessive?

Probably.: That is 2 1/2 times the average amount needed to treat someone with no thyroid gland. Hyperthyroidism would be a consequence ot taking a high dose. ...Read more

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Syntroys or levoxyl (thyroxine) which one is better?

Both work: They are both used for thyroid deficiency. Sunthroid is brand name medicine and Levoxyl (thyroxine) is a different brand name. The both do the same thing ie correct thyroid deficiency. Both work. ...Read more

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Can there be no trace of thyroxine in someone's body?

Can there be no trace of thyroxine in someone's body?

Thyroxine: Strange question. You cannot function without thyroid hormones. They will have to given to you by pills if you don't make enough thyroid hormones yourself. ...Read more

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What will happen if I don't take my thyroxine medication?

What will happen if I don't take my thyroxine medication?

Hypothyroid: Hi. If you're hypothyroid and don't take your l-thyroxine, you'll be untreated hypothyroid...but somehow, I betcha knew that! ...Read more

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What happens if a child takes Synthroid (thyroxine) pills?

Can overdose: If the synthroid (thyroxine) is not prescribed for the child, the child can have an overdose which can be dangerous. Synthroid (thyroxine) (thyroid medication) can increase the thyroid levels. Good thing if your level is low; bad thing if your child's level is normal and she takes an adult dose. Keep all meds out of reach of children! ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


Dr. David Sneid
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Thyroxine (Definition)

Thyroxine is a thyroid agent. ...Read more