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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Synthroid Oral.

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Condition: Underactive Thyroid
6/12/2008 1:25:32 PM

Reviewer: sandju, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Within 2 weeks I had insomnia, shortness of breath, palpitations, and headache. Even cutting dose to 25 mcg (from 50 mcg) had the same effect.

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
6/10/2008 1:02:52 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
6/8/2008 9:57:58 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking synthroid for about 6 months and did find an increase in my energy level. The past two months the pharmacy gave me the generic drug for sythroid and I have noticed swelling in my hands and feet as well as constant dry mouth. My energy level seems to be getting lower as well.

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
5/30/2008 8:04:26 PM

Reviewer: SmileyAndrea420, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism when I was only 6 weeks old and have been taking my synthroid ever since (I'll be 28 in August). It will take awhile to get into your bloodstream to where you can feel a difference but I can't imagine my life without it. I've been bad a few times and not taken it for a few months and right away I can feel the effects of not taking it. I get tired eas ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Underactive Thyroid
5/27/2008 9:33:45 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
never had any problems with this ,but want to know if L-THYROXINE (SYNTHROID) Is the same as synthroid

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