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    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    10/6/2008 1:08:12 AM

    Reviewer: frustratedntexas, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been on the generic form of Synthroid for about 2 years. I recently had my blood checked and my T3 & T4 levels are normal. My TSH level was 0.30 and that severly concerned me. I went to my doctor and she ordered further blood test. I guess I am frustrated with this and have decided I am going to take myself off the drug for a month and try to obtain a specialist..........I have gaine ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    9/25/2008 2:45:11 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

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    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    9/17/2008 5:19:00 AM

    Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I've been experiencing the basic hypothyroidism symptoms most of my life. When I got past teenhood and was still experiencing all of the hormone related problems and the weight issue I decided it was time to find out if something was seriously wrong with me. 6 months ago my TSH came up around 9.5 and I was started on 50mcg. Last month when I went to get my prescription re-signed I found out th ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    9/14/2008 5:16:51 PM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Have been taking pill for 8yrs. started @75mg stayed that way for 4yrs now up to 150mg and don't feel any different.It is consistently a roller coaster with levels, and don't feel any better. Want to start a family and scared what could happen to child.

    Condition: Underactive Thyroid
    9/11/2008 9:09:49 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have been on this med for past 4 years. Have lost 1/3 of my hair and gained 30 pounds. Its very hard to loose weight.has anybody any experiance about diet pills with this med?

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