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Condition: Underactive Thyroid
4/1/2008 10:17:36 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I would like to know experiences of those taking Levothyroxine while pregnant. I just got my prescription and wanted to do some research first. Its been helpful reading how other people are reacting to this medication. I just haven't read anyone's experience who has been pregnant and taking this medication.

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
4/1/2008 5:17:54 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started out hyperthyroid, then it went hypo on it's own. My Dr. started me on a very low dose of the Levo. I have had every possible side effect, except hair loss. I've had high blood pressure for the first time in my life. I am dizzy, I have extreme irrability, anxiety, heartracing and pounding, I feel like I am going crazy. My Dr. gave me the O.K. to go off of it and see what happe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
3/22/2008 2:55:29 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed 7 years ago with hypothyroidism...just about six months after having my second child. I was 25 at the time with no family history. I went in because of tingling in my extremities, especially my toes. After asking lots of questions and doing blood work, my doctor gave me the results. My levels were at 67...many times higher than normal. She put me on 100 mcg of Levothroid and I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
3/21/2008 6:02:25 PM

Reviewer: lady c, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I had my thyroids removed on 3/27/08, they were making me very tired, I had problems sleeping because I had problems breathing, they had grown so large that they had to be removed. Two weeks later they started me on levothyroxine 100mcg, they gave me gas, I was always burping so when I went back in two weeks they increased by dose to 150mcg. I still burp a lot but I feel better, waiting 3 wks. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
3/21/2008 9:54:45 AM

Reviewer: Dan'ljw, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Started with a .05 mg dose and experie3nced immediate dissiness. Doc lowered the dose to half a pill, dissiness persisted along with a strange feeling on reclining. Stopped pill immediately. Shortly thereafter I developed double vision. Tempting to attribute that to the drug but no proof of that. Glad to be off it.

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