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    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    4/25/2016 6:43:47 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I am incredibly dissatisfied with Levothyroxine. I started at 25 MCG (micrograms). After 2 weeks, they increased to 50 MCG. Now I'm on 75 MCG. I have gained 10 lbs in a month, have puffiness in face, swollen glands under chin, swelling in hands & feet, mentally fatigued (foggy) 24 hours-a-day, neck cramps when I yawn, headaches daily. I'm not a physician, but to have this many side e ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    2/29/2016 12:58:01 AM

    Reviewer: ANANY, 35-44 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:
    Levothyroxine made my mild hypothyroidism worse. It made me gain 5 lb. It makes me tired. It makes me cold. It makes my skin and eyes dry. I can't run anymore. My face is puffy. So the doctor INCREASED my dose. It made me even worse. The doctor doesn't care and insists 'Levothyroxine can't do that.' My body temperature is actually below normal now, but all the Dr. cares about ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    2/27/2016 2:40:22 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I started taking Levothyroxine in 2008 due to weight gain. At the time, I was hiking 3-4 miles a day and eating a healthy diet. My weight gain has gotten progressively worse as I have gained a total of 25 lbs. Just lately I have been feeling so exhausted but force myself to walk a couple of miles a day or do some form of exercise. My "levels" are all within the normal range and the doct ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    1/22/2016 12:24:48 PM

    Reviewer: Judyanne, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I was suffering from fatigue that would come on early in the day and experienced mental fog. I found this medicine helped tremendously in both areas. Six months in I was increased to .05MG and now, 6 months later,I have begun to have shortness of breath, palpitations and chest discomfort. Cardiac catherization shows no heart problems and doctor wants me to decrease my Levothyroxine and re-evaluate ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    1/11/2016 12:16:53 PM

    Reviewer: none, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    It would be nice if you put up a pic of levothyroxin to show the difference in the pill. Getting my blood checked today to see how and if it is effective. Started on the lowest dose to see how my body would react.

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