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Condition: Underactive Thyroid
11/12/2008 2:22:15 PM

Reviewer: tweetyfreak4evr, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i have been on thyroid medicine for 2 yrs. and im tired all the time depressed all the time just dont have any energy to want to do anything

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
11/3/2008 2:31:37 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on this medication about 4 months now. I'm feeling so much better, I have energy that I haven't had in years. Slight headaches at first, but they soon stopped. slight weight loss. Some insomnia lately, but not every day. Over all I'm happy with the results so far.

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
10/31/2008 9:53:14 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am not sure what is going on with me but I am experiencing abdominal pain, vomiting, and feeling fullness. I accidently took my medication doubled. What should I do?

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
10/24/2008 12:39:53 PM

Reviewer: Lisa, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I only took this med for 2 weeks (25mg), and i stopped taking it. WHY?... because I saw a huge weight increase... i couldn't even fit into my pants that I had worn 2 weeks prior. I gained a total of 7 pounds in those 2 weeks. I was not able to sleep at night, i started to feel depressed, i would get nauseated everytime I ate food. I always felt bloated. So i stopped taking the med... my doc w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
10/16/2008 1:11:26 AM

Reviewer: Lynn, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am a 61 year old female, my doctor put me on this medication back in August as a blood test revealed I had an underactive Thyroid, my hair starting falling out within days of taking this medicine. I stopped taking the drug at the end of 3 weeks & threw away the remaining 7 pills. Upon a blood test before going back to my doctor the test showed my thyroid was back to normal. That was well o ... Show Full Comment

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