Thyroid

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Thyroid Overview

The primary function of the thyroid is the production of the iodine-containing thyroid hormones, triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) and the peptide hormone calcitonin.[23] T3 is so named because it contains three atoms of iodine per molecule and T4 contains four atoms of iodine per molecule.[24] The thyroid hormones have a wide range of effects on the human body. These include: Metabolic. The thyroid hormones increase the basal metabolic rate and have ef...

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irregular period

I have a problem of irregular menstruation. consulted with doctor, did test PCOD, Thyroid, Prolactin. every test done found normal and within range. But my period goes off for 3-4 months. i am trying out for pregnancy but not yet got a right solution. doctor suggested me to take Chrominac A for three months, eventhough my test results were normal. Kindly suggest me as to what to do inorder to have pregnancy? which medicine should i use? ## Consume M2 TONE syrup for three to six month,It helps to strenghten your uterus and also helps to treat period problems,Kindly u browse the information of M2 Tone description and also consult your doctor before taken it. ## Mra prolactin 45.2 h mry doc NY brotin di h kia ye sahi h is sy mra prolactin level normal ho Jay ga"

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Does levothyroxine cause acne

I have been taking 25mcg for about 6 weeks and feel much better, no weight loss, but no gain. I have developed acne on my chin and around the right side of my mouth...is this a side effect? Anyone else had this happen? ## ive been taking a 25mcg for a week now and am worried that i will develop acne. do many people get this ? ## I have been taking the same dosage as you for about 2 months and have had really bad breakouts EVERYWHERE that I didn't used to get. I now get them on my back, face, shoulders and neck. It's pretty gross and I've never had this problem before but I think it does have something to do with Levothyroxine. ## Hi, I am on thyroxine 4 weeks now and also have gotten acne on my chin and around the mouth. I am now 47 and have not had this problem since I was ...

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White Pill With A Cursive R And 348

what is it. ## The pill in description is Propylthiouracil (50 mg). Propylthiouracil is a thioamide drug used to treat hyperthyroidism (including Graves disease) by decreasing the amount of thyroid hormone produced by the thyroid gland. To view information about this drug, please click on the link below... If you have any other questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to assist you. ## Found a white oval pill with just a cursive R on it need it identified

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Levothyroxine100mg is no longer working for me ?

Hi, my100mg levothyroxine tablets are no longer working for me.I have been taking these for 2 years with a gradual spiralling weight gain. I am now tipping 12 stone instead of a normal 10 stones. I break out in hot sweats and have severe insomnia.. 6 days ago, I just collapsed and spent the day in bed instead. I have not taken levothyroxine since. Instead I am taking, high dose multi vitamins, sea kelp and selenium, I eat natural porridge for breakfast and high proteins of chicken and beef and green vegetables. I eat cheese in moderation and natural fruit juice but no bread. Am I doing the right things here ? Thank you for your time. ## HI, Margriet! Sorry about the issues that you're having. However, I'm curious as to how old you are? If you've over 35, these same symptoms ...

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Synthroid and Levothyroxine tablets taste just like SUGAR!

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. Hmmm...so 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 underac...

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Levothyroxine numb hands, dizzy, itching, stomach issues

I had a total throdectomy 2 years ago due to thyroid cancer. I have been on 150 - 200mg Levothyroxine daily. Side effects are - now and again my heart will beat once really hard, when i wake up my hands feel numb and fingers tingle, get dizzy/drunk feelings, dry itchy skin, dry sore eyes, stomach pains and constipation. Sometimes i feel like i am turning into a hypercondreact. Does anyone else feel like this? I am due another blood test next month. ## yes I have many of the same reactions as you. I have been on this med.. for about 15 years ## Fast heartbeat is one the more serious side effects while taking levothyroxin. Although all your other side effects are reported normal. If you feel concerned I would speak with your doctor that prescribed you levothyroxine, and let he/she know al...

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Swelling in legs and feet levothyroxine

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...

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Small white round pill with a capital A in bold.

This pill has a capital letter A in bold with the letters TD beneath it in smaller capital print. It also seems to have an image of a humanoid in the inner arch of the capital A. The pill is blank on the other side and is suspected to be a dietary in nature. My dog ate an unknown quantity and I need to know what this stuff is and what to do? ## Hi Nathan, Based on the description provided, what you have is a thyroid medication called Amour Thyroid 30mg, (containing desiccated Porcine thyroid) marketed for treating an underactive thyroid. NDC: 54569-0917 / 0456-0458 Size: 6.00 mm Supplier: Allergan Inc. Labeler: A-s Medication Solutions LLC / Forest Laboratories, Inc Inactive Ingredients: -Calcium Stearate -Dextrose -Cellulose, Microcrystalline -Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato If ...

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levothyroxine synthroid discontinue?

I have been taking 25mg of this crap for almost a year. Im 28 over weight and wondering if stoping this med suddenly with my docs concent is dangerous. Im gaining weight and not feeling any better. I also take colonzipam for anxiety metroprol for high bp and Norco for back pain im a smoker and weigh 290 before I only weigh ed 260 me and my doc are exploring the fact that I may not need this med at all or i need a different kind. So he said to stop for 2 months should i be worried about this decession? ## No, it is nothing to worry about. Your doctor isn't trying to steer you wrong. What have the test shown for your TSH results? That is what would let you know whether or not you need such a medication. ## First get some blood tests done. Get T4, T3 and TSH measured at least. If they ...

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Levothyroxine and Ringing in the Ears

I was recently diagnosed with Hypothyroidism after having my thyroid tested and my TSH was 5.9. I have been taking Levothyroxine since the end of June. The middle of July I started having non-stop ringing in my ears and still continues. I also have experienced severe hair loss and cannot put weight ON. Is it okay to stop taking Levo to see if the ringing in my ears stop? I really don't want to be on this medication, but don't want to cause additional issues as I'm getting married soon. Appreciate any sound advice. ## I have been on levothyroxin for a good while now.i just had a week away and forgot my pills.BUT I feel good.i don't feel as tired I have less headaches.less noise/ringing ear noises.and basically feel better without my pills I don't think my doc will be ...

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