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    Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
    5/25/2016 3:34:16 PM

    Reviewer: crysmyers, 35-44 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Within a few weeks i started itching so bad. I actually left broken blood vessels that turned into bruises. Benadryl

    Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
    2/14/2016 12:36:28 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have Graves Disease. The pill is very bitter. My Endocrinologist will only let me take for 6 months then he says I have to do the radioactive iodine. Says the side effects are to great to take long term. I have only been on it for a week with no problems so far. I just with there were better choices for this disease. I'm only 32 and have 3 small kids so I hate the thought of radioactive iodi ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
    10/27/2015 7:21:28 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Doctor put me on this atrocious chemical and it completely destroyed my ability to maintain or lose weight. A few weeks of this "medication" and I had gained 35 lbs. I continue to gain even though I'm off of it. Even at 600 calories per day, I still gain weight. Have a lot more health problems than ever due to the sudden weight gain. Do not take this drug even if your doctor tells ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
    7/19/2015 8:01:24 AM

    Reviewer: Holly, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Hair loss, weight gain, sleeplessness,blurry vision, skin problems, constantly tired. Dr. just continues to tell me that my levels are good and no reason to change anything. Looking for a natural healthcare physician specializing in endocrinology. Pills have turned me into a total wreck.

    Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
    6/30/2015 7:52:15 PM

    Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have been on methimazole for three years and broken in out in a full body rash three times. My thyroid function is still slightly high, but I am finally going into remission.

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