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    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    12/13/2018 12:30:38 PM

    Reviewer: Bob-O, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I visited an endocrinologist for diabetes issues. The endocrinologist also ran a Thyroid panel and started me on Synthroid because my TSH was at 10.5. Dosage started at 50 mcg and was gradually increased over 3 months to 125 mcg. TSH is now at 3.8 and other Thyroid tests are in the normal range as well.

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    11/16/2018 12:36:22 PM

    Reviewer: Shahna1968, 45-54 on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Had RAI for Graves in 1996. Continuously increasing my dose of Synthroid since until now at 175mcg, I'm 5'3" and weigh 130, constant fatigue, hair loss, dry skin, constipation, gained 10 lbs while eating much less, brain fog and have I said CONSTANT FATIGUE! The ONLY thing that helped was adding Cytomel T3 to my dosing...this has been a LIFESAVER! I feel many thyroid patients just ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    5/23/2018 3:54:37 PM

    Reviewer: Goofball, 35-44 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 take my meds in the morning for about 3 months. But I do not sleep well from only 25 mg. I started taking it every other day and still the same. I still tired!!

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    3/8/2018 3:12:46 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Taking it for 10 years since my radioactive iodine tx with no problems except some thining hair. Kept thyroid levels in check. Unbeknownst to me meds were exchanged for generic (Insurance company requirement) and at next MD APPT my thyroid levels were very low. It was then revealed they had exchanged my Synthroid for generic. Once I went back to name brand everything improved.

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    12/30/2017 3:37:07 PM

    Reviewer: MrsMack, 65-74 on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Been taking this in varied doses for about 8 years. 3 months ago TSH was 0.001 about dropped off the chart, they changed dose from 88 to 50 and in 60 days it spiked to 6.7. The last few years the TSH levels are all over the lot. I am tired, crabby, weight went way up but when the dose was changed to 50 I managed to drop 20 pounds with a lot of very serious low carb eating. Hair fell out like craz ... Show Full Comment

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