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Condition: Underactive Thyroid
5/24/2009 9:04:37 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Not really feeling too much of a difference, I am only on .25 mg but I just feel still exhausted and my skin is extremely dry, always had soft skin, skin is skaling and dry and lips constantly chapping, I constantly put lip balm/carmex on, anyone else experience any of this, not sure if because of the hypothyroidism or medicine, either way these are new in the past few months, was diagnosed almost ... 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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