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Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
5/26/2008 1:20:34 AM

Reviewer: Sheryl from Long Island, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I can't believe no one else has had the reaction I have had to this drug! I cough like I have bronchitis and I've been on this for 6 wks. The Dr. took me off it 2x and checked my blood to see if there is an infection. Both times were neg. so he put me back on. The coughing went away both times while awaiting the results and came back as soon as I started taking it again. It's a lower d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
5/12/2008 3:37:29 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on meds for 18 days. I am now having severe reactions: including brown urine, nausea, insomnia, severe itching over my entire body,some fever,tired and weak. My doctor told me to stop taking meds. Am waiting for symptoms to subside to see what the Doctor wants to do.

Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
5/10/2008 9:51:00 PM

Reviewer: Sennia, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism,,,, since taking this meadication i am sleeping better and my profuse sweating wherever i went or whatever i did has ceased,,,,,My Dr, says prolonged use is dangerous !! I have been on Carbimazole for 3 months nowAustralian Brand name,, I am to have nuclear mdication to check for goitre nodules etc,then if present will have my thyroid gland destroyed through ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
4/22/2008 1:39:56 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've been taking this for 6 weeks and I've been very tired, dizzy. Difficulty sleeping and itchy legs.

Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
4/15/2008 7:11:01 PM

Reviewer: Colleen, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My thyroid is up and down. too high and then too low.

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