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Condition: Underactive Thyroid
8/18/2014 5:44:00 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I would rather be taking methamphamine. (Kidding) I have been on this med for years and I can fall asleep on a dime. Not exactly on a dime, but I have no energy whatsoever. There has to be something to restore some of my energy. I am on 88mcgs. HELLO!!!!!! My doctor gave me a B12 shot. I slept for two days.

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
4/28/2014 12:57:38 PM

Reviewer: cherold, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
About a year ago, my insurance company switched my thyroid medication from Levoxyl to L-Thyroxine. At the time I didn't think anything about it even though I had been taking Levoxyl for 20 years. Since I started taking L-Thyroxine, I gained 30 lbs and my hair was falling out. I also felt extremely sluggish. Three weeks ago my pharmacist said L-Thyroxine patients have been complaining about the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
3/14/2014 8:03:57 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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Condition: Underactive Thyroid
12/29/2013 11:42:58 AM

Reviewer: Ron, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Thirty beneficial years.

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
11/24/2013 9:09:42 AM

Reviewer: Jim, 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My Dr prescribed 25Mcg dose after a routine blood work revealed underactive thyroid. To my knowledge I had no symptoms whatsoever. After taking for a month my Dr said my thyroid levels were back up to normal. Still, I have no symptoms or signs of anything improving and no side effects. For all I know, I might as well be taking sugar pills but since it is very cheap to purchase I will continue ... Show Full Comment

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