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    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    5/29/2008 2:12:28 AM

    Reviewer: choctah08, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    My spouse has taken this for 7 yrs slowly the dosage was decreased until he was on the lowest. He had a pituatary tumor that bled out during heart surgery resulting in hyperthyroidism. Now a dr has told him he doesn't need the med. Said his throid is too low. He has been off of it for 5 weeks. He is swollen, weak, memory problems, huge weight gain and severe pain in his hip and legs. Aft ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    5/22/2008 10:39:48 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    diagnosed 6 months ago with hypothyroidism at age 47. being a natural health extremist i'm not overly happy about this drug. i believe it is a T4 drug, which is bad on the liver. also, it is synthetic, which i am real paranoid about. i have insomnia, but this drug doesn't help with this. have had no side effects, until recently experiencing heart palpitations at bedtime. doctor didn& ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    5/20/2008 9:54:08 PM

    Reviewer: Legena, 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:
    it has help to maintain my thyrod level and there is times it gets high and other times it gets low, but all in all it helps stablize my thyrod.

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    5/20/2008 4:31:45 PM

    Reviewer: kontiki34, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I had cancer of the Vocal Chord, and was treated with radiation. Since then, the Dr. said I had to have Levothyroxine for life to compensate for what the radiation did.I have not had a recent blood test to verify if the medication is working..though I do have a lot of muscle weakness, lethargy, loss of appetite etc. I'd like to know if I need to increase or decrease the dosage? I'm on 50mc ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    5/19/2008 12:51:46 PM

    Reviewer: gangsta99, 13-18 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    i have been on this drug for only 3 weeks on a 50 mcg dose and have experienced some hair loss so far but no other noticeable side effects. However i hope this hair loss is just temporary and that my hypothyroid symptons do gradually alleviate. anyone feel better or noticed a difference after taking this medication for a few months>

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