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    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

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    4/26/2018 11:14:39 PM

    Reviewer: Frustrated , 19-24 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This medication caused me to have severe weight gain. from 135 lbs to 270 lbs. It made me highly irritable and easily agitated. It did make me have more energy and I didn't wake up tired anymore. Unfortunately when the doctors tested my thyroid again they found it was still getting worse with this medication. I am taking 100 mcg daily. My PCP refuses to change me to any other medication for th ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    1/24/2018 10:25:47 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Five years of treatment with this med in gradually increased doses. Still have some symtoms of insomnia, hair loss, weight gain, vision decreased. Not very confident of lab testing results leading to increased doses.

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    1/9/2018 6:48:19 AM

    Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    after starting the medication, I ws no longer very tired and lisless

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