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Condition: Underactive Thyroid
10/24/2007 10:56:52 AM

Reviewer: isabella, Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
It can be hard to get the right dosage at first.

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
10/23/2007 3:16:11 PM

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Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
10/22/2007 8:08:58 PM

Reviewer: No longer on stage, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Used since 1983 in various doses from 20 to 1- currently. Great for weight control and energy. Hair is better and attitute is positive. My current doctor is a bit conservative; but, I am now 71 years of age. Still skiing and have a desire to work usually. I am not overweight although my apetite has gone down since the new doctor lowered the dosage.

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
10/22/2007 7:19:37 PM

Reviewer: itsallgood, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Having had very serious side effects of an underactive thyroid; I noticed the positive effects right away. I wasn't sweating as much, I seemed to be sleeping better, and I didn't seem to be as irritable. I also started Paxil shortly after I began the Levothyroxine .050 mcg, who's to say at this point just how much this is helping. I have a lot of other contributing factors for the s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
10/13/2007 11:26:26 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am having an allergic reaction to this medication Hives and difficulty breathing. This is the worst thing I have ever been thru an dwill never take it agian...

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