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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of levothyroxine oral.

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Condition: Underactive Thyroid
7/31/2008 11:03:25 AM

Reviewer: Taw2u, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
For me this drug did not reverse the weight gain caused by hypothyroidism, but it did stop the sluggishness and sleepiness I felt.

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
7/22/2008 12:47:32 PM

Reviewer: Johnna, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
7/18/2008 9:23:31 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took this drug for about 2 months to help with hypothyrodism and started to get symptoms of hyperthyrodism. Am currently not taking this drug.

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
7/8/2008 2:18:49 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My developmental years were initiated by this hormone and my life has never been normal. There are side effects which I live with everyday and I can conclude that the Doctors don't want to help because they just don't understand.

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
7/2/2008 11:42:52 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had no symtoms prior to taking this drug. My TSH was 14. Was given 25 mcg. Then it was doubled a month later to 50. I started having severe muscle weakness gaining weight, extreme fatigue (I would nod off while talking to someone) and I had very disturbing dreams. So next blood test tsh was 155 and put on 75mcg. This caused extreme muscle pain and muscle cramps. I weaned myself off to 0 ... Show Full Comment

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