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What are the repercusions of quiting Synthroid (thyroxine) "cold turkey"?

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Dr. Philip Kern
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: get hypothyroid

If you were on the synthroid (thyroxine) for hypothyroidism, then stopping will make you feel quite sluggish and ill in about 1 week.
If you never needed the synthroid (thyroxine) in the first place, then your thyroid will likely kick in quickly and you will not notice any change.

In brief: get hypothyroid

If you were on the synthroid (thyroxine) for hypothyroidism, then stopping will make you feel quite sluggish and ill in about 1 week.
If you never needed the synthroid (thyroxine) in the first place, then your thyroid will likely kick in quickly and you will not notice any change.
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