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Thyroid removed 2yrs ago.Every 12 weeks my endo doc ups or downs my levothyroxine. Its reekinf havic on my body! why isnt it workin n what do I do?

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Dr. Shital Hubli
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In brief: Compliance with med

Firstly are you taking your medication regularly .
And do you take the medication consistently on an empty stomach? It is typical for us to reccomend taking the medication on an empty stomach first thing in the morning to wait 30 minutes before taking anything orally . It maybe worthwhile to change the levothyroxine to synthroid to prevent fluctuations in blood levels.

In brief: Compliance with med

Firstly are you taking your medication regularly .
And do you take the medication consistently on an empty stomach? It is typical for us to reccomend taking the medication on an empty stomach first thing in the morning to wait 30 minutes before taking anything orally . It maybe worthwhile to change the levothyroxine to synthroid to prevent fluctuations in blood levels.
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