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    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    6/19/2009 10:44:40 PM

    Reviewer: bert, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I am a 62 year old male who suddenly has breasts like a woman! Doctor says it is normal side effect. These new breasts are also very painful. Has any one else experienced this? I have seen no mention anywhere

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    6/19/2009 6:20:59 PM

    Reviewer: cain, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Since being on this medication,I have been able to controll my thyroid.

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    6/16/2009 5:28:36 PM

    Reviewer: Teecee, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I had went 3 years with no period, I was fatigued, my hair was falling out, I was depressed all the time, my skin was extremely dry, my nails were fragile,and I gained 70 lbs within 3 years. I went from 140 lbs to 210 lbs. I went to 3 doctors the first 2 doctors could not figure out what was wrong with me. The 3rd doctor figured out that it was my underactive thyroid. She started me out on 25 ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    6/15/2009 2:27:19 PM

    Reviewer: Treasure, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Well I know why my hair is falling out now. I have been on this medication for a year. I started out taking 25mcg, then 50mcg, & 75 mcg, but it did not help. Now I am on 100 mcg, and I feel better. I have more energy, I have lost 35 lbs, my skin is smooth again, and my nails don't hurt any more when I touch them. My hair was shoulder length healthy and strong. I recently cut it into ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    6/15/2009 1:18:08 PM

    Reviewer: Barb, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    bursts of energy,moody,chest tightness at bedtime,somewhat irritable

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