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thyroid disorders- medication even when no symptoms.why?
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My Tsh level during the last two years oscillated between 1.6 to 3.6 mc IU/ml in case of mine and 1.4 to 3.6 mc IU/ml oscillated in case of my wife. Our T3 and T4 are normal .We both are diabetic and is under control.Has mild bp.I have been taking 75 mcg thyronorm and my wife is taking 50 mcg of thyronorm. I am 75 year old and my wife is 66 year old .My question is even when the values are below normal (5.5 mcIU/ml) and even when there are no symptoms right from 2011 (first onset of the test) do we have to take this medicine? WE have undergone the test asymptomatic. But our physician has prescribed the medicine as the TSH level is nearer to 5.5 mc IU/ml and said we both have hypothyroism. But not even one symptom as enumergted. KIndly advise
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tramazac side effects
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I have been taking tramazac co 37.5 mg since June 2016. I was given them initially for a hernia op. I continued taking them and in February 2017 I had a back op and was prescribed them again. I was taking 2 in the mornings and 2 in the afternoons and tramazac SR 200 at night. Now I am trying to get off the tramazac co 37.5 mg during the day. I have cut them down to 1 per day. Since cutting down on the 37.5 mg per day I am feeling extremely and abnormally fatigued especially round about the time I was taking 2 per day in the afternoons. I have been taking 1 per day now for a week and I want to continue with 1 per day until I am completely weaned off of them, but how do I overcome the extreme fatigue? Is this a withdrawal symptom I have to go through and if so for how much longer is what I w
Updated 2 days ago.
Stopping Levothyroxine
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I have been taking Levothyroxine .88mg for the past two years. I just left town on a three week vacation and realized I left this prescription at home. Should I be concerned? ## If you suddenly stop taking Levothyroxine, your body can go through withdrawal. "Levothyroxine withdrawal may cause hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid. Hypothyroidism causes weight gain, fatigue, depression and sensitivity to cold because your body does not have enough thyroid hormone so your body processes slow down. Patients with thyroid cancer may suffer acute hypothyroidism because of levothyroxine withdrawal." Referenced from: Since you've been taking this medication for so long, I would consider contacting your doctor about this if you have be...
Updated 3 days 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...
Updated 3 days ago in Ferrous Fumarate.
Drug allergy skin rash
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I have been suffering from a drug allergy reaction for 5 months. This has been confirmed by skin biopsies. I have discontinued all my meds except Synthroid and I am still breaking out with skin rashes. I was switched to the dye free .5 tablet - I take 2 1/2 tablets . I want to discontinue the Synthroid for a few months to test if I am allergic to it. My doctor says no, do not discontinue and he will not switch me to a natural thyroid hormone. He does not want to believe that I can be allergic to this med. I called several other doctors and they said they do not prescribe natural thyroid hormone. What can I do? I need to know if I am allergic to this. Can I stop it for a while? What else can I take that is not Levothyroxine? Please help. ## The only sure way to know if synthroid is causi...
Updated 3 days ago in Synthroid.
thyronorm 100 mcg
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I started taking the medicine after 1 and a half months of pregnancy; running with my 2nd sem. Is that fine for the developing baby? ## i m preparing my project report ## im having hypothyroid (tsh-0.02 )...i was taking thyronorm 100mcg 100 tab...i want to know why im having faster palpitation , pain in my inner thighs, feel bloated after every meal n smtimes shallow breathing....plz help me get out of this thank you ## Dear Dr. I was taking Thyronorm 100 mcg, but it is not available in U.A.E. But, the pharmacist advise me take RTROXIN instead. please advise me a.s.a.p. - my e-mail id ## i have a thyroid problem during pregnancy. doctor prescribed me to take daily one tablet of thyronorm 100mcg. iam taking since 3 years.can u help me if i take 100tablets of thyronorm100mcg...
Updated 3 days ago.
Synthroid (Levothyroxine)
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I'm taking 137 mgs right now but when my thyroid was down the Dr. gave me a different mg level, but I can't remember if this is what it was, but it sure gave me energy and I lost weight, but then he changed it and said that I'm where I should be and if I continued it I would get osteoarthritis as the dr said that I'm right on the borderline. I wish I could remember the mgs, because I felt so good and didn't have any problems on that mg level and I ask him if I could go back on it and he said no. Thank You Linda ## Well, there is, of course, no way for us to know for sure, what that dosage was, but I am betting you just hit a dosage that worked better for you than your current one. Whether it was a higher or lower dosage, our bodies do sometimes do better with a certa...
Updated 4 days ago in Synthroid.
I Want The Medicine Name For Getting Periods Early
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I want the medicine name for getting periods early. It's very urgent to me. ## Medicine name for periods to come ## Before I can help, I need to know more details. Such as... Are you just trying to change when you have your menstrual cycle? Have you ever had a menstrual cycle? Are you possibly pregnant? Learn more menstruation details here. The appropriate answers and information will depend on what's actually going on in your situation. If you can post back with more details, I'll be happy to help. ## plz help me out to get the name of the tablet to get the periods. ## M. P. Forte .... 2 tablets twice a day (2 tablets in morning and 2 tablets in evening ) for 3 days ## i want to know the medicine name for early period. Please give your replay ## Hi I have a serious hair pro...
Updated 5 days ago in Nikki.
How To Abort 2 Month Pregnancy
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Plz help me!!!! in my country abortion is illegal nd no abortion pills!!! ill b 7 weeks pregnant 2 days later.. ## hey m diagnosed thyroid i take thyronom 25 mcg from past few moths i m getting regular period but past 2 monts i got period for more than 7 days heavy. last oct i dint get period . last month after i finished my days me and my guy tried to have sex over my pants but he was dry and i was wet but m scared i didnt get my period this month and last moth . now m having slight pain i my abdomen scared please helppppppppppp ## im 7 weeks delay and im not yet ready to have a baby... wat should i do... i dont know wat to do and im helpless... plsss help me... ## its already august so hope u had the solution. otherwise there are MT pills for for upto 3 months pregnancy .Still at time...
Updated 5 days ago in Cytotec.
trapic tablet side effects
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i am 32 yrs old. for the past few yrs i have severe bleeding during periods. my uterus and ovaries r normal with no fibroids and cyst. i have been advised to take trapic mf 2 tabs during my periods. what r the side effects of this tab for prolonged usage? do i have to take thyroid test? my weight is increasing constantly. ## I was diagnosed with thickened endometrium n I ve this,heavy periods. So I was advised by my doc to tk meparate 10 from d 3rd day of my period till d 25th day. N since then my period hasn't stopped n was on for more than a month. I ve tested every possible ways n nothing serious was told though some cyst noticed. Then was told to tk tab tragic to stop d bleeding!m confuse how to go about. ## Hello ma'am, i am 39 years, I am taking Trapic 500 mg 30 tablet but...
Updated 5 days ago.
No thyroid and only 50 mcg of levothyroxine and weight gain
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I have had a total thyroidectomy in January. After several months and testing I have gone from 100mcg down to 50mcg. I am told that means that there has to be some thyroid tissue remaining. I have gained weight almost 10 pounds, watch what I eat and am on the treadmill 45 minutes a day 7 days a week. I have hot flashes and night sweats multiple times a day. What am I to do not only for the side effects but also the weight gain. HELP!! ## Has your doctor provided you with any advice? Unfortunately, with a thyroid problem and taking Levothyroxine, you may never be able to completely escape the side effects and weight issues. I remember my mother was never happy with them, but she never did find any other solution. ## I was taking Levothyroxine 75mcg for a few years. I recently started syn...
Updated 6 days ago in Levothyroxine.
Levoxyl availability
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Has Levoxyl been taken off the market again?? In November, 2016 I am being told by the pharmacy that I use (Walgreens) that Levoxyl has been taken off the market again because of quality problems, but I am not finding any information about such a recall on the internet. ## I called Pfizer, and Levoxyl 200mcg has indeed been taken off the market again. No estimate as to when it will be available. ## Has anyone explored other viable alternatives to Levoxyl in the meantime? From what I understand, there's always Synthroid or generic Levothyroxine which are commonly prescribed. Is Levoxyl really much different? If so, in what way, because it seems to be the same drug with a different name (aside from fillers)... I've also heard about various thyroid products such as 'ArmourThyro...
Updated 6 days ago in Levoxyl.
steps to reduce wysolone side effects
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hi, i'm 22yr female, i'm consuming wysolone 10mg 3times a day.. i'm having effects like swelling of cheeks and round face.. can anyone help me to recover from it.. please... ## AM ALSO 22F.FACING SAME PROB WITH WYSOLON.IF U KNOW SOLUTION TEL TO ME pls pls ## hi, i m using wysolone 5mg twice a day , along with wysone i am consuming COQ FORTE, POTKOLR SYRUP, SHELCAL, LOPRIN 75, GLYCOMET SR 500 due to 3 miscarriage and high antibodies of thyroid.i m facing side effects like facial hair growth, due to wysolone 5mg. i want to know to reduce the side effects of wysolone. please help me. ## take dis tab b4 8am ok ## Know the natural ways to get rid of medicines & its side effects. ## Know the natural ways to get rid of medicines and their side effects ## ya, same problem is wit...
Updated 7 days ago in Danazol.
Levothyroxine side effects
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I was recently diagnosed with an underactive thyroid. I have been taking levothyroxine for almost two weeks. For the last four or five days I have had a weird feeling. It is hard to explain. I don't really feel dizzy but I get a strange feeling in my head. I guess you would describe it as a head rush. Has anyone else had this feeling and will it go away as my body adjusts to the levothyroxine? ## yes i would get that every morning after i took my pills and drank coffee. I think its inmortant to eat a little over an hour after to avoid the dizziness. It does go away though. ## Levothyroxine Info and Side effects Click Here ## my pharmactist changed my thyroid pills because my insurance doesn't cover my other ones. I am cold all the time again and i am dizzy. I came home from work...
Updated 9 days ago in Levothyroxine.
deviry 10mg results
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I have taken deviry 10mg (3 tablets daily), but missed my third tablet on the third day (at night) and I took it on the following day. I have taken a total of 10 tablets in four days. Today is the fifth day after finishing my deviry dose, but still i haven't gotten my periods. All of my thyroid reports (TSH, LH) are normal. Please advise. ## I am taking deviry 10mg tablets but haven't had my periods. So how many days can I use this medication?
Updated 10 days ago.
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...
Updated 12 days ago.
Synthroid and Levothyroxine tablets may be just SUGAR!
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I took levothyroxine tablets for over 2 years then stopped. Why did I stop? Because they did absolutely nothing for me -- I kept gaining weight and continued to have all the same symptoms I had prior to taking them. BUT, the most important reason I stopped taking them was because I chewed a tablet (out of mere curiosity) and it tasted just like SUGAR! Oh so sweet. why do they make a tablet taste like sugar when the instructions are to swallow it whole and NOT suck or chew it? (because they don't want you to discover it tastes like sugar). I believe that Levothyroxine and Synthroid (& most likely all other medication like these) are just SUGAR and that we are all being greatly DECEIVED. I recently went to my GP and she urged me to go back on Levothyroxine for my underactiv
Updated 15 days ago in Synthroid.
English medication name to Spanish
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I'm trying to find out what the Spanish names are for the medication I take. Will be moving the Central America and need to know the Spanish names for all the medications I take. ## What medications are they? Without knowing that, I really can't help you. However, if you can post back with more details, I'll gladly do some research and see what I can find to help. :-) ## Could you tell me the equivilent tablet to rosuva in spain ## Synthroid, Pravastatin, hydrochlorothiazide, Premarin, verapamil HCL Er, lorazepam, Trazodona. Thank you for any help you can give me.. ## @Lynn, I wasn't able to locate a spanish name for all of your medications, but what I did find is posted below: Synthroid (Spanish name: Eutirox) Pravastatin (Mexican Brand Names: Astin; Brakhor; Brufincol;...
Updated 16 days ago in Synthroid.
Insurance Covers Medication But Forced to Pay Cash?
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Yesterday, I had an appointment with a brand new doctor that is in another state. He wrote me a prescription for a month supply of my medication and after stopping at and calling approximately 35 different pharmacies attempting to get the medication filled, I was given the name of a pharmacy by a very kind gentleman that had experienced the same problem. The medication I take is unfortunately very hard to get a prescription filled for if your doctor is not within your state and I live basically on the border of two other states, MD and PA. I called the pharmacy I was given the name of and indeed they did agree to fill the prescription. I inquired about acceptance of my insurance before going to the pharmacy and they stated that yes they did accept insurance and they would run the medica...
Updated 16 days ago in Levothyroxine.
What Does Mcg Mean
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Ihave a newscript for levothroxine 50 MCG - things usually say MG ## Hi Linn, I definitely hear you on this one. Prescription drugs can be more confusing than algebra at times. Lol The difference of mcg vs mg is the measurement of each. MCG is the abbreviation of micrograms. MG is the abbreviation of milligram. You would need 1000 micrograms to make up 1 milligram. For your own reference: 50 mcg = 0.050 mg Learn More: Levothyroxine Details I hope this helps! :) ## Thank you. That clears up a lot. You are right, it is as bad as algebra which I also did not excel in. ## What is the difference between b12 5000mcg and b12 1000 mcg. I have been taking b12 1000mcg. And the bottle is empty so is it okay if I take b12 5000mcg ## Can you take too much B-12 ? Iam taking 1000 meg per day and get b...
Updated 17 days ago in Levothyroxine.

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