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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
    5/22/2009 11:35:26 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I was prescribed 25mcg for underactive thyroid. My levels are back to normal after taking this drug for about 6 monthes now... but this medication does give me headaches, nausea and Im still tired?! I dont really like the side effects.

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    5/22/2009 9:19:03 AM

    Reviewer:

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Suffered no side effects and had more energy after being on it.

    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

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    5/20/2009 1:30:08 PM

    Reviewer: stargazer12342000@yahoo.com, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Today is the first day of taking this drug, and so far I am extremely tired. I work with the public and have to be alert, but I can hardly keep my eyes open. I was prescribed it after months of worsening sadness, weight gain and acheyness. I hope in the coming days and weeks I start to see an improvement in my symptoms so I can be taken off the anti-depressants. I think the Dr.'s should ha ... Show Full Comment

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