Muscle Weakness with Thyoid Meds

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I was wondering if anyone has experienced muscle weakness (that never goes away) with thyroid medications?  I have had this with Levoxyl (12.5 mcg.) and with Armour Thyroid (15 mg.) as well as all other thyroid medications (even at the lowest dose).  Perhaps I don't really need thyroid meds at this point (my TSH was 5.8 when off of thyroid meds).  I saw somewhere that weakness (especially in the arms and thighs) is an indicator of too much thyroid hormone.

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    I had muscle weakness before I was diagnosed and I still have it, but I've only been on Levo for 2 weeks, I was hoping that was just a symptom of the hypothyroidism, its driving me mad trying to figure out what is, and what is not a symptom of this dreadful disease
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    I get this too in my lower back and my neck. Almost like I can't support my body because my muscles are so weak. It usually gets worse for me when my levels are too low though. Sometimes it gets slightly better after an increase

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