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Levothyroxine Sodium

Also known as Eltroxin, Synthroid

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  • Help help

    3 weeks ago my levo was upped to 100mcg and ive had a slighty swollen gland on left side of neck out my mind with worry any ideas please 

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  • Levothyroxine and anxiety

    Does anyone know if you can develop a side effect from levothyroxine after taking it a while? I was on 50mcg for years with no problem. My TSH was 5.1 end of December so Dr increased to 75mcg. Then 10 days later constant anxiety started and no appetite. Rechecked TSH 6 weeks later and was 1.2 so Dr thought...

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  • Natural Source Raw Thyroid

    Where can one purchase the Natural Source Raw Thyroid? Depression is caused by internal or external sources. I have no causes externally, so it must be coming from within. I believe the medication is causing this overwhelming bad feeling. So what do I do?

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  • Unacceptable side effects of Levothyroxine

    I was described Levothryoxine 2 years ago and my GP has increased it until I am now taking 125mcg. I have never had so many various symptoms in my life - severe weight gain including puffy face and eyes, very itchy dry skin, brittle nails, thinning hair but the major items are the pains in my joints...

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  • Lowering Levothyroxine

    Hello, I was hoping someone could elaborate on my levels. I just got my blood results back today and they are lowering me from .112mcg of levothyroxine to .100mcg. They told me my TSH level is .170 and my T4 level is 1.5, I have no idea what this means, but I do know I have been miserable. My resting...

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  • Hi I started to take levothyroxine last August for hypot...

    Hi I started to take levothyroxine last August for hypothyroidism. I have always been slim, no problems with weight UNTIL NOW. Since I started taking the medication my weight started to creep up. In six months I have put on a stone and my tummy is sticking out as if I'm pregnant. I have been...

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  • Thyroid medication been upped not feeling well.

    Hi, i have had thyroid underactive for a very long time. Been on so mamy different levels of thoroxcine from 100mg to 200mg. I was on 150 for a year and now my doctor said my levels are low need to go up to 200mg. I started this 6 days ago and have symptoms of feeling foggy in head , dizzy sometimes...

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  • Heart palpatations.

    Been having heart palpatations for 3 months on and off the longest period was one and a half weeks, every thitd heart beat was a palpatation. It went away for 1 week and came back this week. Had all tests done n everything comes back ok. I think im going to have a heart attack n die. Im seriously scared...

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  • No periods

    Hi, I’m 17 years old and since starting levothyroxine, I am now on (75 mg) I haven’t got my periods for 6 months. I am very worried. What I thought was my period obviously wasn’t, for about a week I had light brown discharge, I know that can be dried up blood but there was no sign of red blood anywhere....

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  • Levothyroxine dose adjustment

    Hello  Can anyone please tell me is it necessary to do blood test for tsh after 6 weeks?  If I go for the blood test for tsh after 2 weeks? And does the tsh value reduced first then stable? Please tell me  Because I did the tsh after  2 weeks and my tsh value reduced further from...

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  • Muscle aches

    Hi, I have been on Levothyroxine for about 3 months now. Since starting it I have been getting a lot of muscle aches, like in my legs, my back and shoulders. Is this normal? And is this anything to worry about?  Please answer, thank you! 

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  • Haven’t got my period

    Hello,  I am on levothyroxine(50mg). Since I have taken it, I haven’t got my period and so I haven’t had my period for 4 months. I don’t know why and it is worrying me as before I would get my period normally. My dosage is right for me, so I don’t know why they haven’t come and I’m very worried. ...

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  • Synthyroid overmedication makes me crazy

    Hellowhen I was pregnant with my first kid doc told me I am hypothyroid. Then start synthyroid from 25mcg to 125 till now. But in the beginning of this I had panic attack , all the symptoms of anxiety went to emergency they said its anxiety attack . All my blood work is normal .ecg is normal then I went...

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  • Is there any benefit in taking levo at bed time

    Hi im hypothyroid 24 years old. Take 50mcg in the morning usually at 7am. Then breakfast at 8. Some days though I have to be in earlier at work so eat breakfast then take tablet 30 mins later. Recently I started to get dizziness a lot. I  got a blood test tomorrow to see if my levels gone haywire...

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  • Severe headaches

    Has anyone ever experienced SEVERE, daily headaches as a result of taking Levothyroxine or Nexium?

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  • Changes since I started taking levothyroxine

    Hi,  I am 17 years old and I was diagnosed with an under active thyroid in November. I started taking levothyroxine(50mg) in November and it is now February. Ever since I started taking it I’ve been getting very bad anxiety, before I started taking it I did have mild anxiety but no where near as...

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  • Think all levothyroxine tablets are the same? - They're not!

    I found out by accident that different manufacturer's but different ingredients in their levothyroxine tablets when I had an adverse reaction to a batch of levothyroxine. Here are the details. I am on 175mcg of levothyroxine. I hadn't got any 25mcg tablets to hand so I used 100mcg tablets and...

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  • Stopped taking Levothyroxine

    I stopped taking Lev about a year ago now. I hated the cramps the pins and needles the aching joints, the depression, the lethargy I just felt ill.  I went for a blood test 6 months into stopping  (didn't tell Dr I had stopped) and my thyroid level i was told was was 'no change'....

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  • Having Bad Side-Effects on Levothyroxine

    Hello, I think a lot of my problem is my own making and I'm really sorry. But basically I have really bad anxiety problems, and I have also been very paranoid of and scared of my medication. My doctor is lovely & has been coping with me & my meds the past 8 years. I was diagnozed at 18 and...

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  • Over dosage with Levothyroxine

    Hi, im have thyroid issues like 12yrs hyper now hypo. Started with Levo 50mcg then 75mcg then alternate. Then 5 months back i complained to my Endo that i felt gassy and bloated so my lev was incsd to 150mcg. 2 weeks left much better 3rd and 4th wk. strarted to get rash, here n there but feeling much...

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  • Started 50 mcg of Levothyroxine with no Symptoms...should I?

    I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's June 2016. I was gaining weight, losing my hair and I was tired all the time. My TPO was at 365 and TSH 2.37, T3 and T4 were low normal and I had a slightly enlarged thyroid. I was afraid to go on levo because of a bad experience I had with birth control (synthetic...

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  • Today my endo just prescribed me Levothyroxine

     About 3 months ago I had a full panel of thyroid lab work run and all of my panels except one was normal. My TPOAb was abnormal. My endo just started me on a low dose of Levo today and has only given me one refill and I won’t see her until next week. Is this normal for a doctor to do this? I am...

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  • Levothyroxine

    Has anyone experienced change in their hair texture. All of a sudden after taking it for years I have sections that are very frizzy.

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  • New to this

    Hi everyone this summer I had glandular fever the most ill ive ever felt horrible. Today actually is the 6 months mark. Ive been having on and off blood tests to see whether my thyroid would go back to normal. It has not, yesterday the DR prescribed me lethyroxine 50mg as she said my thyroid was becoming...

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  • strange head sensations anyone?

    Hi I was on 75mcg and been feeling unwell blood results came bk that I've been over medicating, I've been having alot of strange head sensations like pressure, foggyess, dizziness and just overall odd I've also had extreme anxiety and on edge basically felt like I'm going crazy has anyone...

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  • Happy that I stumbled onto this site.

    I had a total throidectomy a little over a month ago.  My ENT had been watching my nodules for three years, but a chest x-ray showed that my trachea was being pushed out of alignment by the gargantuan left lobe of my thyroid.  The lobe was five inches long, under my collar bone and touching...

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  • Hypo symptoms on Levo with normal labs

    I had goiters that were so large j didn't have a choice but to have my thyroid completely removed. I wasn't hypo or hyper and when they biopsied it they didn't find cancer. My TT was on 1/4/16. I've been on 150 mcg of Levo since the surgery. For the first 7-10 after I felt great. But...

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  • I’ve been on levothyroine

    Seem like my lymph nodes are sore and swollen under both of my armpit and right we’re my bra is under my arm my skin feel very  irritated  but I don’t see any redness and my doctor is treating me with lupin 500mg thinking it’s a infection in my lymph nodes so how came up on this site and seen...

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