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Condition: Underactive Thyroid
8/8/2014 4:09:34 PM

Reviewer: Lulubelle, 75 or over 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 am 77 years old and have been on Synthroid for two years. I take a very, very low dose of the real thing at night without food in my stomach. I was informed by both doctor and pharmacist that the generic version does not work effectively. I am healthy, energetic and definitely satisfied. This is the only drug I take. My diet is outstanding.

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
8/7/2014 7:59:06 AM

Reviewer: sleepingbeastaol.com, 65-74 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 have taken synthroid to treat my hypothrodism and it seems to work...although i had to keep uping the mediciation...

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
8/6/2014 11:11:13 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Lowers the effect of birth control which is something to be aware of.

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
8/2/2014 12:10:32 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
7/27/2014 1:59:54 PM

Reviewer: Muffins mama, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Ihave been on Synthroid generic for about 2 yrs and now I am starting to see a change in my health. My hair is falling out by the handfull, I am exhausted most of the time,and seem to be depressed, and skin is very dry, and even though I exercise and watch my diet I am still gaining wt.Going to see dr and hope to change to Armour.

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