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Condition: Underactive Thyroid
7/1/2014 1:18:38 PM

Reviewer: moll, 45-54 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 was diagnosed about 8 years ago and my dose has now been steady at 125 mg for the last three years. I am very active and never put on weight although I eat well and am 53 years old. I do take my dogs for a 30 minute hill walk every morning and I am sure this helps to kick-start my metabolism. - can't rely on pills alone!

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
6/29/2014 3:24:47 PM

Reviewer: FedUp, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I’ve been taking various dosages of this for 14 years and have seen no improvement in my symptoms at all. I’ve been to several doctors and they all seem to think that if my blood work shows that the levels are in the “normal range” I should feel fine - but I don’t. I don’t know what else to do. There has to be some better options out there somewhere. Whatever you do, DO NOT let doctors convinc ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
6/28/2014 1:47:35 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It look that it work better in male than female, I'm always tired n upset for it, I fighting this black cloud of depression because I'm a very active person, even that the numbers r better, something isn't connecting

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
6/27/2014 5:05:27 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Male 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:

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
6/23/2014 3:04:27 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
On Levoxyl my energy was excellent, I felt GOOD! About one month after Levothyroxine everything started going to H--- in a handbasket! I am so tired, weight around the middle, hair brittle, and joints hurt. All started with this "stuff". What in the world is going on. The doctors say the numbers are good so we should feel great...HA! And just blow us off. What in the world can we do, I ... Show Full Comment

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