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Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
3/4/2008 9:36:06 AM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have found it has caused pain in my back,shoulders knees. My whole body seems sore. I have difficulty climbing stairs,walking any didtance at all. Tired all the time.

Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
2/18/2008 9:33:11 AM

Reviewer: PennStateNittanyLions-GoState!, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Hello, My doctor is still trying to find the right dosage. I lost about 50lbs due to the Graves Disease, but I have gained 20lbs back and that has been a bummer, but other than that I don't have any major complaints. I have noticed that if I stop taking it I will get very ill; the shakes, nausea, vomiting, chills and a migraine. I don't know, I'm still in the process of finding the ri ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
2/1/2008 5:28:33 PM

Reviewer: methajjj, Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Have been on meds for 2yrs.Heart palpations stopped after a month. Now suffering leg and butt cramps and blurred vision

Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
1/2/2008 6:46:51 PM

Reviewer: Kathy, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Have been on for about 6 weeks now and all seemed better (most symptoms gone) except that 1 week ago I started with burning/itching hands/feet off and on, Not constant, but daily.

Condition: Overactive Thyroid Gland
12/25/2007 7:44:10 PM

Reviewer: qut356, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking this medication for about ten years. In the beginning, it took about a year of trying varying doses to get to the dose that stablized my thyroid. I chose to stay on the med rather than radiation or surgery, so I wouldn't have to take tyroid replacement and experience hypothyroid symptoms. I no longer experience symptoms of hyperthyroid while taking only 5mg once a day and ha ... Show Full Comment

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