Thyroid

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Thyroid Overview

The thyroid gland, or simply the thyroid /θard/, is an endocrine gland in the neck, consisting of two lobes connected by an isthmus. It is found at the front of the neck, below the Adam's apple. The thyroid gland secretes thyroid hormones, which primarily influence the metabolic rate and protein synthesis. The hormones also have many other effects including those on development. The thyroid hormones triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) are created from iodine and tyrosine. The thyroi...

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period tablet name
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Mujhe kabi der se kabhi jaldi m.c ho jati hai or mujhe puja karni hai is liye m.c jaldi aane ki dawa ka naam bataye please ## sir . meri age 22 h ...n m MC 2-3month m aaty hu ..doc. ko bhi dikhaya bt koi prob nhi brayi doc n .or mujhe Dath aane pr drd hota h pr khun nhi aata wight leqt aata h ..or abhi bhi 2 month ho gye ....mujhe koi medisin btaye jis s mere MC aajaye ..... ## Mujhe plz btaye tablet ka naam jis s date jldi aajye rakhi aa rhe h esliy m chahti hu jldi aa jaye period ## Mugha period time sa nahi aa raha hai, time last mc happening last 1 and haf plz suggest any medicine. ## Mujhe m.c der se hote h .aur mujhe next week going to vasno devi jaana h pls I want to early period. ## hii ..I have thyroid. .and pregnancy test is negative. ..plz suggest medicine jisse periods ho ja...
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Levothyroxine is Satan
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I don't feel so confused anymore. Now I know all of you are going through the same thing. My doctor put me on 50mcg of Levothyroxine about a month ago and I have gain 8 pounds! I get short-breathed and winded REALLY easily when working out. I used to go to the gym for 2 hours, now I can't make it longer than 30 minutes. I wake up ALL the time with tingly fingers because my hands have fallen asleep. I have headaches, I feel 100 times more lazy than before...and it's supposed to help your energy, not drain it. I e-mailed my doctor today, this is not making me happy. Not to mention I now have an acne type rash that burns like hell on my chin and I've always had clear skin. If this drug is supposed to make you feel better it sure as sh*t isn't working for me. I feel like...
Updated 5 hours ago in Levothyroxine.
 
Thyroxine Sodium Tablets Ip
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According to a medical test i had undergone recently, it was written that my T3 and T4 secretions were allright. But the secretion of TSH(Thyroid stimulating hormone) was less(my TSH was found to be 5.98 uIU/ml, wherease as written in the report, in adults it is found to be 0.27 to 4.2 uIU/ml). I am 16 years old. So, as prescribed by the doctor, each morning, i am taking one tablet of Thyroxine Sodium Tablets IP, whose each uncoated tablet contains-- Thyroxine Sodium IP equivalent to anhydrous Thyroxine Sodium 25mcg Synthetic thyroid Hormone. At present i do not take any other medicine or never in my life have i consumed any long term medicine as such. What i want to know, is that in taking this thyroxine sodium tablets IP, is there any side effects? Will it harm my body's normal fu...
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Doctor advise
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My son is 9year old .whn he was 5year old he had thyroid problem nd then after checked it was was found that he had tumer in his gland after removing thyroid gland.he was well nd he take thyronorm 88mg bt now from 3months he is mantly disturbed .last month when Dr checked his tsh level it is normal bt now again when now it is being checked it is •600.i only want to know that is it a reason of mental disturbance nd is his dose should be increased.
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Methimazole 5 mg & Premarin 0.9 mg
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Should I be taking these two medications together? Is it safe to do? I'm also on 81 mgs of aspirin daily as well. Please advise me on what you think ASAP! Thanks so much!
Updated 1 day ago in Methimazole.
 
thyronorm
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thyroxine sodium tablets (i.p thyronorm) 25 mcg ## i want to know about the side effects of thyroxine as i am taking 50mg daily from the last 5 years and suffering from lots of problems since 2-3 years, day by day it's increasing. ## i am suffering from hypothyroid which was detected 3 weeks ago n my doctor prescribed 100 mcg thyronorm directly. plz let me know d side effects of such a high dosage if any? ## My wife is carrying and she is in her 9th week, after a blood test i was surprised that the thyroid of her is 13.54, in some web sites it is mentioned as for adults it is fine to have thyroid up to 14.00, here in india we are told that max thyroid should be up to 5. Please some one answer me which is correct? Is it normal that during pregnancy thyroid is more? By the way... she ...
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thyronorm dosage vs TSH Level
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Is a 100 mcg thyronorm dosage fine with a thyroid level of 4.626? ## My present TSH level is 9.12. I am taking tyronorm tablet 75mcg daily. What should be my appropriate dose of medicine? ## Actually my tsh level is 7.02 in may, where the range is 0.30-5.5 and iam advised to take 75mg thyronorm. Now the value is 5.8. Now what dose I have to take ## Hi am having a tsh value of 35.98,how much my dose would be,previously I used 50mcg nw shud I increase my dose? ## Hi I am 32 year old lady TSH is 9.02 weight is 72 kg. With hight 5 ft. I am taking Thyronorm 100 Mcg from 4 days. Is it enough or more. Please advise me.. ## My tsh is 0.30-5.5. I am taking 50 mg thyronorm during pregnancy. Is it suitable for me? ## SIR I M 26 YEAR OLD MY TSH LEVEL IS 6.84 RECENTLY I TAKE 25 MG TAB ,CAN I TAKE CO...
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levothyroxine and your period
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I have had a partial thyroidectomy. Was started on levothyroxine 50 mcg. Now up to 150mcg. I had a mirena put in and periods stopped before my thyroid issues started and did not have a period. Swapped to brand synthroid and they started back after about 3 or 4 months. A year later I swapped back to levothyroxine and they stopped again. My tsh was elevated and my doctor recommended I go to brand necessary synthroid and 4 months later my periods have started back. ## That can be a normal side effect of the medication changes, and your original thyroid issue, according to FDA reports. Other side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, weight changes, mood swings, and hair loss. Are you on any other medications?
Updated 4 days ago in Levothyroxine.
 
swelling in legs and feet levothyroxine
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I just started taking Levothyroxine 2 wks ago my legs and feet are swollen so bad by nite I can barley walk. They go down a little at nite but swell back. I am taking 25mcg and I am afraid to continue taking this med. Has any one else had this problem? ## Have you contacted your doctor? It sounds like you might be having a bad reaction to this medication and it may not be the right one for you, or may be too high of a dosage. Generally, the symptoms of a dosage being too high will start to manifest 6 days or so, after you start taking it and this type of fluid retention can be one of them and there is a chance that it could lead to congestive heart failure, if that's what's causing it and it isn't rectified. You should really contact your doctor immediately. ## I am on medic...
Updated 4 days ago in Levothyroxine.
 
Accidental double dose of Thyronorm
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I'm prescribed 50 mcg of Thyronorm daily. What will happen if I accidentally take 100 mcg one day?
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