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Can a high dose of Synthroid (thyroxine) do harm to the body?

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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
3 doctors agree

In brief: If excessive

Some people need a higher than average dose to keep the thyroid hormone levels normal, but in excess, i.
e. If the thyroid hormone levels are high, it can cause an irregular heartbeat and can lead to early osteoporosis.

In brief: If excessive

Some people need a higher than average dose to keep the thyroid hormone levels normal, but in excess, i.
e. If the thyroid hormone levels are high, it can cause an irregular heartbeat and can lead to early osteoporosis.
Dr. Melissa Young
Dr. Melissa Young
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Dr. Stephen Lorino
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Would give you the same effects as being hyperthyroid; palpitations, heart rhythm problems, anxiety and nervousness just to name a few.

In brief: Yes

Would give you the same effects as being hyperthyroid; palpitations, heart rhythm problems, anxiety and nervousness just to name a few.
Dr. Stephen Lorino
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