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Condition: Underactive Thyroid
7/5/2014 10:05:40 AM

Reviewer: dee7238, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
There HAS TO BE another medication other than Synthroid for hypothyroidism!!! I alway feel tired, rarely get a good night's sleep and generally feel sluggish and inactive. I can't take the generic and my MD won't change me to another medication. HELP! I can't be the only person in this world not liking Synthroid

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
7/4/2014 6:32:06 PM

Reviewer: anonymous, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
In my first year of using this drug I went from 130lbs to 190lbs (even exercising 2 hours a day with healthy diet). My doctor I had told me that there is nothing else she wanted to switch me on and I was taking synthroid for almost 4 years and had more symptoms that came on with this drug. I went to get a second opinion with my new doc and he prescribed Nature-throid. He said that I should have ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
7/4/2014 6:04:15 PM

Reviewer: bigmike, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Can this drug cause insomnia?

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
6/27/2014 5:28:14 PM

Reviewer: Kat, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been taking this medication for over 2 years and still have almost the same symtoms that started me taking it.

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
6/26/2014 9:17:08 PM

Reviewer: crinkster, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Synthroid has worked like a charm. I have been on the same dose for years and it has balanced my thyroid perfectly. My only complaint is that I have to take it separately from my other morning medications. I used to take everything (I have multiple disorders and lots of meds) as soon as I got up so that I wouldn't forget anything. All my tests were fine for many years. Then I got a new PC ... Show Full Comment

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