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Condition: Underactive Thyroid
6/7/2009 10:56:51 PM

Reviewer: sarah, 35-44 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I went on this medicine when I had an ultrasound of my thyroid and it was double the size of a normal one. I have been on this medicine since mid November 2008. Started out at 50mcg perday. Since starting this medicine my peroids have been irregular they still last as long but cycles are not every 28 days anymore, sometimes 21 days, 28 days and more than 6.5 weeks in between cycles. Very frustrati ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
6/7/2009 12:51:45 PM

Reviewer: New Mexico, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I don't know how to explain it except that I had a terrible reaction to the drug .. ending up with something like diaper rash. It took a couple months to develop but cleared up completely after a few weeks off the drug.

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
6/4/2009 2:26:11 AM

Reviewer: DAS, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Thyroid test is normal now, but I am eating like a fiend and gaining weight. I've never had an appetite like this! Anyone else having this problem?

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
6/1/2009 6:23:18 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've only been on the meds for about 4 months.I really don't see any changes in my mood and I am always tired.I cant sleep because of back pain after having shingles at age 23.i"m now 29 cant hardly play with my boys. MY dr put me on 50mg and now that the sun is out I have raised rashes on my arms. Has anyone else experienced this???

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
5/31/2009 2:29:33 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been put on 25mcg to start and recently raised to 50mcg. I don't like this medication at all...I have found that it increases my episodes of anxiety attacks...I already suffer from panic/anxiety disorder....I have been having heart palpitations/rapid heart rate more frequently since starting this medication. I have been put on Lexapro and Xanax to treat these side effects and they make ... Show Full Comment

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