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    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    8/14/2018 8:22:14 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Prescribed 50mg dosage. After 1 week, passed out and covered with hives. Diagnosed as allergic reaction!

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    7/19/2018 6:37:52 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I had been on Levothyroxine for several years and was doing OK except for some jiont and muscle pains. 3 years ago my doctor left town and I had to go to another doctor (Nurse practitioner). Everything was fine until she started checking my TSH. I was taking 112 dosage and she said I needed more so she increased it to 125. Three months later she increased it to 137. I started having dizzy spells ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    7/7/2018 4:57:55 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I felt much better within a month but I seem to have 2 side effect my face I've been breaking out and gained a couple of lbs if the weight gain continues I will tell them to change my medication. Also a couple of days ago my dosage was upped from 75 to 88.. I shall see what happens.. BUT from what I've been reading is that most of you are seeing your PCP, my PCP referred me to a specialis ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    6/11/2018 4:07:48 AM

    Reviewer: EarthGranny, 65-74 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My TSH was 5.2 so my PC put me on this drug about 3 years ago. I am no longer cold and not quite as tired but I have lost 90% of my hair and will soon have none left. I had NO hair loss before starting this drug--extremely thick, shiny, dark hair, even during the years that I was supposedly hypo with this TSH reading. The hair loss started within a few months of this drug. When I started this ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    6/3/2018 1:04:38 AM

    Reviewer: Lady D, 35-44 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was prescribed this medication when my I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism. It did nothing for me and seriously messed with my menstrual cycle, my mood and just about everything else. I demanded that my pcp switch me to something else. I have since been on armour thyroid. My symptoms immediately improved. I have even since become pregnant. I would like to know why Drs keep trying to push this cr ... Show Full Comment

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