5 years of Synthroid I stopped and started levoxyl (thyroxine) for a good 3 weeks then stopped took armour back on Synthroid did cause my hair to fall out?

Thyroid medications. Your replacement dose of thyroid is decided on the basis of blood test and should be stabilized based on a particular type and preferably same manufacturer changing types and branding can result in variable levels and can effect hair loss there are generally no reasons to switch thyroid medicine unless a good reason established by your physcian.

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Taken 50mcg. Synthroid (thyroxine) 6yrs. New dr. Says blood tests show normal range. Stopped taking 3wks ago. Hair loss, sudden eye floaters, flashes. Cause?

Synthroid (thyroxine) lasts a long time in your body and hair loss cannot occur in that short a time once you stop it. The levels persist for weeks and decline by only 1/2 every week, Why did you stop and why not restart -- it'll be much healthier for you. The tests were only normal because you were taking the replacement. Your thyroid didn't cure itself. Read more...
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